September 16 in San Antonio history…

1889
The cornerstone is laid for City Hall in Military Plaza (Plaza de Armas.)

1918 – World War I
“Clean Up Week,” a six-day clean up and salvage campaign, begins today all across Texas.  Mayor Bell has asked all San Antonians to reclaim all materials that might be salvaged and to assist the city in tidying up and improving sanitary conditions.

1930
The Prospect Hill library has its grand opening at 1 p.m. today at 2322 Buena Vista. Mrs. Mary Walthall will be the librarian at the branch.  The library will be open every day except Sundays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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