March 10 in San Antonio history…

1914
Joske Bros. announced models would wear purple, green and amber wigs in its annual showing of women’s spring fashions.

1926
Mayor Tobin began negotiations for an 80-foot strip of land on Bowen’s Island to be used in the city’s flood prevention program. Plans call for a huge tunnel to be dug across the river bend in the downtown section.

1949
The Alameda Theater on Houston Street (right) holds its grand opening.

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