1918 – World War I
Miss Katherine Stinson, world famous San Antonio girl aviator, has returned to the city from the Pacific coast, where she has been flying in exhibitions during the winter. Miss Stinson will remain in San Antonio indefinitely, taking up the work as instructor at the Stinson flying school south of the city.
San Antonio begins transition from streetcars to buses, discontinuing the Highland Park, Denver Heights, Beacon Hill, Tobin Hill and South Presa traction lines.
Visitors to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo are treated to a number of improvements inside and outside of the Coliseum, including the brand new Harry Freeman Entertainment Center to the west of the main building. Concession stands have been spruced up or completely remade. The Family Center has become the Branding Iron Cafeteria and Club and the Ranch House Restaurant has been renovated completely.