June 11 in San Antonio history…
President Franklin D. Roosevelt accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt and Governor James V. Allred, stopped in San Antonio long enough to be given a rousing welcome by approximately 75,000 people who line the downtown streets.In an address at the Alamo, President Roosevelt eulogized the “Shrine of Texas Liberty.”
Stonewall Davis becomes the first African-American appointed to the San Antonio Public Library board.
San Antonio Junior Colleges desegregate. Hubert F. Lindsey & Lonnie Deadrick become the first African-Americans to enroll at San Antonio College. E. C. Obenshain becomes the first Anglo to enroll at St. Philip’s College.