Daily Archives: June 21, 2019
Oscar Wilde arrives in San Antonio on the 9:00 a.m. train and stays at the Menger Hotel. He lectures at Turner Hall in the evening. The newspapers describe his attire as a black velvet suit with a fob and seal suspended from his vest, breeches gathered at the knee, silk stockings and low shoes with buckles.
A delegation from the San Antonio Conservation Society meets with Secretary of Transportation Alan Boyd in Washington D. C. to express their opposition to the north expressway [now 281] which, when constructed, is scheduled to pass through a portion of Brackenridge Park.