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H. H. Thomas & Co.;. Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (1917) - Front. [1917]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/639/show/637.

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H. H. Thomas & Co.;. ([1917]). Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (1917) - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/639/show/637

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H. H. Thomas & Co.;, Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (1917) - Front, [1917], Historic Texas Postcards, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/639/show/637.

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Title Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (1917)
Creator (Printer) (LCNAF)
  • H. H. Thomas & Co.
Publisher S. Rabe;
Date [1917]
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.
Caption On upper right: "Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas." On reverse: "The Alamo Plaza is a beautiful little park, bril-liant with flowers, shrubs, and palms. It is located just opposite the famous Alamo, in the ver heart of San Antonio. It was upon this spot in 1836 that the Mexican General Santa Anna massed his army of 2,600 Mexicans for their last desperate and fatal assault upon that devoted band of Patriots who, beneath the hoary arches of the Alamo, fought for Texas and freedom until the last man had yielded up his life's blood."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Alamo Plaza (San Antonio, Tex.)
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • plazas
  • central business districts
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • photographic postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 color postcard
Postcard Number 15147
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 4, Folder 97
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection, 1836-2001
Digital Collection URL reformatted digital
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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 use the citation: "Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. UH Digital Library. " To order a higher resolution reproduction, please click the "Request High Res" button at the bottom of the page.
Index Date 1917-12-31
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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