1917 – World War I
Washer Brothers advertises Union Suits for the “long, short, stout and regular” – from $1.25 to $6.50.
The San Antonio Library initiates a new “after hours” reference service. Persons who need answers to questions may call the Main Library any time of the day or night, 365 days a year. When the library is closed, an answering service will take the question and refer it to the library reference department as soon as the library opens. A librarian will find the answer and return the call. (This service no longer exists.)
Senator Ted Kennedy comes to San Antonio to formally dedicate John F. Kennedy High School, which was completed in 1963.