Gene Meador Packard moves into their new building at Main and Poplar streets.
D. A. “Jelly” Bryce, in charge of the San Antonio office of the FBI, is featured in a LIFE magazine pictorial demonstrating his quick-draw technique. Bryce can drop a silver dollar from shoulder height with his right hand, draw his pistol with the same hand and shoot the dollar before it hits the ground. Bryce took over as FBI chief here one year ago.
Municipal Auditorium features “The Biggest ‘In Person’ Show of ’56” with Bill Haley & His Comets, The Platters, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Chuck Berry, Ella Johnson, Shirley & Lee, Shirley Gunther, The Flairs and Buddy Johnson & His Big Band.