November 01, 2016

25 dreamy vintage photos of winter in San Antonio

With the help of Vintage San Antonio and the UTSA Special Collections, you can reminisce on the white Christmases and snowy winters of San Antonio's past.
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Early 1900s A huge crowd gathers to see the Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza.
Early 1900s A huge crowd gathers to see the Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza.
1939 
J. L. Clark's Gulf Service Station, 1739 Fredericksburg Road.
1939 J. L. Clark's Gulf Service Station, 1739 Fredericksburg Road.
 Circa 1940
Houston Street lit up for Christmas.
Circa 1940 Houston Street lit up for Christmas.
1940s
Colorized version of Houston Street during Christmas.
1940s Colorized version of Houston Street during Christmas.
January 1947 
Snow on the grounds of the Alamo.
January 1947 Snow on the grounds of the Alamo.
January 1949
January 1949
Dec. 31, 1943 
New Year's Eve at the St. Anthony Hotel's Anacacho Room.
Dec. 31, 1943 New Year's Eve at the St. Anthony Hotel's Anacacho Room.
1940s 
New Year's Eve on the corner of Houston and N. St. Mary's Streets.
1940s New Year's Eve on the corner of Houston and N. St. Mary's Streets.
Circa 1940 
La Villita entrance decorated for Christmas.
Circa 1940 La Villita entrance decorated for Christmas.
January 1949 Snow covering Alamo Plaza,
January 1949 Snow covering Alamo Plaza,