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City Market, San Antonio, Texas - Front. [1907-1914]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 26, 2016. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/558/show/556.

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([1907-1914]). City Market, San Antonio, Texas - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/558/show/556

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Title City Market, San Antonio, Texas
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date [1907-1914]
About the Date This date was approximated by researching the building or site depicted on the postcard, or by examining the appearance of the postcard itself.
Description A postcard from approximately 1907-1914 published by Raphael Tuck and Sons showcasing San Antonio’s spacious marketplace. The caption on the back states: " CITY MARKET. The market house is located near Milam Square; it is a beautiful building, begun in September, 1899, and completed in 1900. It was erected by the city, the total cost being $55,000, but of which $15,000 was given by property owners in the vicinity. There is a convention hall above the market, seating about 4,000 people."
Caption Caption: "SAN ANTONIO, Tex. City Market.", " CITY MARKET. The market house is located near Milam Square; it is a beautiful building, begun in September, 1899, and completed in 1900. It was erected by the city, the total cost being $55,000, but of which $15,000 ws given by property owners in the vicinity. There is a convention hall above the market, seating about 4,000 people."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Buildings
  • Markets
  • Convention facilities
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • market halls
  • convention centers
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • mail
  • postcards
  • markets
  • cities
  • commerce
  • businesses
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Subject.Geographic (Local)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 color postcard
Postcard Number Series No 2455
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 4, Folder 44
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Texas Postcards
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
Item Description
Title Front
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name fpc179.jpg