Custodian Bennett of the Alamo has discovered several traces of blood on the walls of the historic old building. They had been covered with whitewash.
1918 – Word War I
Rapid progress is being made by the class in radio buzzer work at the Main Avenue High school for young men soon to be drafted into the army, according to L. W. Fox, teacher in the manual training department of the school who is conducting the class. Twenty-six prospective soldiers are now taking the training and more are being added to the class from day to day.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt and Governor James V. Allred, stopped in San Antonio long enough to be given a rousing welcome by approximately 75,000 people who line the downtown streets. In an address at the Alamo, President Roosevelt eulogized the “Shrine of Texas Liberty.”