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March 14 in San Antonio history...

1940
The Alamo, whose façade has been photographed thousands of times, has just made a movie debut.  It is being filmed as part of an education movie short in color, The Story of the Missions.

1956
City Councilman Henry B. Gonzalez today proposed that the city act to desegregate the Alamo Heights swimming pool along with city pools, which had been ruled off-limits to people of color on June 19, 1954 – Juneteenth – and one month and two days after the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case ruled that segregation was a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.

1972
The disposition of the $750,000 estate of the late Mrs. Emma Koehler, former president of the Pearl Brewing Co., is being resolved in the courts.  Frost National Bank, trustee of the estate, has filed a suit for guidance in the administration of the trust left by Mrs. Koehler, widow of the founder, Otto Koehler.

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