June 17 in San Antonio history…
1917 – World War I
Camp Kelly, the aviation field south of San Antonio, is to be enlarged to a reservation of nearly 2,500 acres and between 20,000 and 30,000 men of the aviation section are to be stationed there, according to J. H. Kirkpatrick and C. B. Fowler who returned Saturday night from a conference with War
Department officials in Washington.
The official city seal of Alamo Heights went on public display today (right). The seal was adopted after a city-sponsored contest last fall. The winner was Charles Chambers, a student at the Littlehouse School of Art.
The San Antonio Spurs become members of the National Basketball Association.