Historical Images

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Woodlawn Grocery

Woodlawn Grocery with delivery wagon, 2601 N. Flores (1905)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Woodlawn Grocery Interior

Woodlawn Grocery interior (1905)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Depot Front

Train station at Hollywood and N. Flores called the Monte Vista Depot.  Original foundation slab still stands. (Front view)

 
 
Depot Rear

Train station at Hollywood and N. Flores called the Monte Vista Depot.  Original foundation slab still stands. (Rear view)

 
 
Monte Vista Train

Train at the station at Hollywood and N. Flores called the Monte Vista Depot.

 
 
Laurel Theater

The Laurel Theatre
Located at the corner of San Pedro Ave and Huisache Pl.
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Browns 1

Brown’s Famous Foods
Located on San Pedro Ave. (1950)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Browns 2

Brown’s Famous Foods
Long shot down San Pedro Ave. (1950)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Herff home

Herff home on Ashby

 
 
Womans Club

Woman’s Club of San Antonio
Located on San Pedro Ave. Formerly Woodward residence. (1926)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Before Bananas Billiards

Previous home at current location of Bananas Billiards (1907)

 
 
San Antonio Academy

San Antonio Academy on N. Flores (1907)

 
 
San Antonio Academy 2

San Antonio Academy on N. Flores (pre-1960)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Laurelwood Sanatorium

Laurelwood Sanatorium (at current location of St. Francis Nursing Home at Woodlawn and N. Flores)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
San Pedro Trolley

Mule-drawn streetcar, traveling between Alamo Plaza and San Pedro Springs Park

 
 
N Flores Streetcar

N. Flores streetcar (1900)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
San Pedro Springs

San Pedro Springs Park

 
 
Balloon

Miss Stella Robbins was a regular performing in the many balloon ascensions and parachute leaps at San Pedro Park. On December 11, 1893, 1,500 people were on hand to watch.
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
San Pedro Park Jump 1

San Pedro Springs Park
Facing north towards Ashby St.
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
San Pedro Jump 2

San Pedro Springs Park
Facing north towards Ashby St.
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Swan boat

San Antonio firemen in swan boat, San Pedro Springs (1891)
Courtesy of Hector Cardenas & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
San Pedro Springs 2

San Pedro Springs (1869)
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
Swan House

Swans and swan houses at San Pedro Park (1905)
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
San Pedro Park postcard

San Pedro Park Postcard (1907)
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
Electric Park Postcard

Postcard for Electric Park, an amusement park located south of San Pedro Park at current location of VIA headquarters

 
 
San Pedro Museum

Natural History Museum at San Pedro Park (1910)

Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
San Pedro Zoo Animal Cages

San Pedro Park Zoo animal cages (1910)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
San Pedro Creek Bridge

San Pedro Park creek bridge (1927)
Photo courtesy of UTSA

 
 
Scribners

From Edward King’s 1873 article in Scribner’s Monthly Magazine.
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
San Pedro Park ad

Ad appearing in the San Antonio Light newspaper in 1880.
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website

 
 
San Pedro Park Iceland

San Pedro Park Iceland ad (1940)
Courtesy of Gregg Eckhardt & Edwards Aquifer website