Saturday, December 14, 2019

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November 15 in San Antonio history...

1929IMAG0865
Gene Meador Packard moves into their new building at Main and Poplar streets.  The building is still there but Packard has been gone since 1958.

1946
Two hundred South San Antonio High School students clashed with city firemen and police last night at the school campus when officals tried to put out a bonfire students had ignited for a homecoming game.

1964
The Express-News has acquired a new FCC-approved radio system to allow their reporters to communicate stories on-scene back to the news office.  “The Handie-Talkie is strapped to his belt and weighs no more than a photographer’s strobe light battery,” the article gushed.  “No other San Antonio newspaper, radio or TV station has a portable system like it.”

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