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May 6 in San Antonio history...

1884
The Grenet Alamo property is sold for $40,200 to Hugo & Schmeltzer (right).

1966
An artist’s concept of San Antonio’s proposed new $1,760,826 main library which will be located on the still-to-be-developed Dolorosa Plaza was revealed for the first time today at a special meeting of the Library Board. The board also was shown the artist’s concept of the new $105,000 Southeast Library Branch to be located at 1023 Ada Street.

1989
The $46.5 million library bond issue passes 41,209 to 33,367.  Now the decision will be whether to expand the current library to 200,000 square feet or build a new library at one of six proposed downtown sites.

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