April 4 in San Antonio history…

1900
The Carnegie free library is to be located in this city, it was announced.

1936cord2
“Throngs of people” crowd the Winerich Motor Sales Company at Third and Broadway to see the brand new front-wheel drive Cord automobiles (right).

1947
The Foundation of Applied Research and Institute of Industrial Research, which had their start nearly six years ago through a grant of land from San Antonio oilman Thomas Slick, Jr., opened today as he deeded property and equipment worth over $200,000 to the organization.

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