San Antonio in the 1920s and 1930s

San Antonio in the 1920s and 1930s

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While recounting the story of a childhood in San Antonio, Mary Linvingston also tells the story that exemplifies the opportunities and struggles faced by countless people growing up during this time of opportunity and change in America. The author's memories and reflections are illustrated by over 100 photographs, providing readers with an authentic view of life in San Antonio in the early twentieth century. From detailed accounts of canning fruits and vegetable during the Depression, watching movies at the Majestic Theater, and life on a "domestic zoo," to colorful antecdotes about makeing tamales, shopping for shoes using an X-ray machine, and visiting the San Antonio parks and missions, this entertaining and educational book will give older readers and younger readers a glimps of a way of life that is long gone, but not forgotten.

Author: Mary E. Livingston
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 12/13/1999
Pages: 160
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.76lbs
Size: 9.32h x 6.30w x 0.43d
ISBN: 9780738501529