July 3 in San Antonio history…

1917 – World War I
A contract has been let for the erection of two Army Y.M.C.A. buildings at Camp Funston to cost, equipped, about $6000 each.  This will give the Y.M.C.A. there three recreation homes of what is known as the brigade type of building.  Work will be started tomorrow with orders to hasten construction.

Formal announcement of a 130-acre downtown site for the proposed HemisFair was made by James M. Gaines, chairman of the site selection committee.

Natural Bridge Caverns opens to the public.


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