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June 24 in San Antonio history...

1939
Mayor Maverick today has obtained from Aubrey Williams, NYA director, a commitment for $100,000 of NYA funds for restoration of the Villita Street Spanish Village.

1941
Close on the heels of a state law authorizing expenditures of $1500 for maintenance and improvements, a crew of ten men are doing clean-up work today on the 18-acre San Jose park. I. A. Hirsch, project supervisor, said the job would require about three weeks.  “It undoubtedly will take several years to complete preservation and restoration of the mission,” said Frank D. Quinn, executive secretary of the Texas State Parks Board.

1982
Rick James performs at the Convention Center Arena.

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