November 11 in San Antonio history…

Maj. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, recently appointed Chief of Staff of the Army, visits San Antonio for an Armistice Day banquet in his honor at the St. Anthony Hotel.  He is presented by Frank Lewis, a boyhood friend from his days as a student at the West Texas Military Academy here (right).

The Alamo Cenotaph is dedicated with festivities and an Armistice Day parade.

Tech and Jefferson play for the City Conference title.  Each team comes into the game with only one loss. Tech hopes to end a 17-year losing streak to the Mustangs but it is not to be.  Jefferson wins, 20-13.


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