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May 7 in San Antonio history...

1877wolff&marx
Abraham Wolff and Daniel Marx form a partnership and go into business together as Wolff & Marx.  They would remain one of San Antonio’s most popular mercantile stores until being purchased by competitor Joske’s in 1965.

1969
With what is being called “an $8 million experiment,” KLRN will begin broadcasting a new hour-long show in November.  The show, called “Sesame Street,” is designed to teach three-to-five year old children such things as counting, the alphabet and other elementary subjects.

2011
The Mission branch of the San Antonio Library, in the location of the Mission Drive-In theater, holds its grand opening.

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