Vintage holiday photos of San Antonio Christmas — Including Joske's and the Alamo Plaza tree

The holiday season has always been a big deal in San Antonio. The annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza…

By San Antonio Current Staff

In this 1950 photograph, you can see the Christmas lights hung on the Gibbs building. Note the Christmas tree, from the city's Rotary Club, set up behind the Alamo Cenotaph.
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These vintage photos show San Antonio's Christmas spirit

San Antonio loves the holiday season — and from what we can see in these historic photos, it has for a long…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Joske's didn't play around with its holiday decorations. Just take this giant Santa Claus display as proof.
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20 Historic Photos of San Antonio Celebrating Christmas

It's no secret that San Antonio loves the holiday season. It seems such has been the case for awhile, given these historic…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Anyone who was in San Antonio in the '60s surely remembers Fantasyland at Joske's.
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Vintage Photos of San Antonio Businesses That Don't Exist Anymore

San Antonio has changed a lot over the years, with a lot of that change attributed to urban renewal. While locals miss…

By San Antonio Current Staff

In this 1937 photo shows Domingo Acosta working on a guitar at his family's guitar business. He's using a special homemade device to work on the instrument.
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These Vintage Photos Remember San Antonio's Own Joske's

Remember Joske's? Of course you do. Take a trip down memory lane and check out these photos that will definitely put you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The building remains a landmarks – even if just for locals – given its history.
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This Is What West Side San Antonio Looked Like in the 1960s

San Antonio is constantly evolving – just take these vintage photos as proof. We rummaged through the archives available through UTSA Libraries…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone loves Amols. This is how the shop looked liked in 1961 when it was located at 525 S. Laredo Street.
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25 Vintage Photos of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

However you feel about the annual tradition of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, you have to admit that it is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This cow is so Texan even it's wearing a cowboy hat.
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20 Vintage Photos of College Life in San Antonio

As college kids wrap up their summer and make their way back to campus, and in anticipation of our upcoming College Guide,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

University of San Antonio must have been hella cool. Here some male students held a drag show (they called it a women's fashion show).
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