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20 Vintage Photos of San Antonio You Need to See 

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With the help of the UTSA Special Collections, Vintage San Antonio - A Photo History has built an expansive collection of vintage photos you won't find anywhere else. All photos courtesy of Vintage San Antonio - A Photo History
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Opening of the H-E-B store at 1601 Nogalitos St. from the San Antonio Express-News, 1945.
The Alamo Dome under construction, 1991.
Winter in front of the Alamo, circa January 1949.
The Rolling Stones post up in front of the Alamo before kicking off the "Tour of the America's," Jun 3-4, 1975.
Horseback swimming in the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, circa 1938.
Alamo National Bank at the south west corner of Presa and Commerce Streets, circa 1925.
From UTSA's Special Collections
Facing north on Broadway at the corner of Hildebrand overlooking the Earl Abel's sign on the right and the Pearl Beer billboard on top.
Brackenridge Sky Ride close up over Sunken Gardens, 1975.
April 9, 1982 , Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash pose in front of the the Alamo.
Vegetable stands on Military Plaza. Circa 1886.
Photo by the UTSA Special Collections.
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Battle of Flowers parade from a pedestrian's point of view, April 1937.
From the UTSA Special Collections.
Roy and Trigger showing their classic form in front of the Alamo during a San Antonio visit to raise war bonds for WWII in 1943.
The Alamo in 1868, when it was used as a supply depot by the U. S. Army Quartermaster Corp.
A postcard of Houston Street with the Gunter Hotel on the left, the Magic Theatre on the right, and the Medical Arts Building in the center.
IH-10 heading into Downtown with San Pedro Creek in the center and the Tower of Americas in the left corner, 1967.
The Majestic Theater in 1954 during the release of "White Christmas."
NIOSA in La Villita in 1975.
Chili stands in Haymarket Plaza, 1902.
Photo provided by the UTSA Special Collection
Cast members of the 1960 film "The Alamo," including John Wayne, Linda Crystal, Frankie Avalon, Richard Boone and Pat Wayne, during a ceremony at Alamo Plaza, Oct. 24, 1960.
Winter in San Antonio, 1985.
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Opening of the H-E-B store at 1601 Nogalitos St. from the San Antonio Express-News, 1945.

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