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Archaeological Anthropology

San Antonio

1987

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An Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Vista Verde South Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

An Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Vista Verde South Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Vista Verde South project area has borne witness to much of the economic development that has occurred in downtown San Antonio since the early years of Texas' statehood. As with many other areas of San Antonio, economic interests stimulated early development. Following the Civil War, this area became an integral part in San Antonio's flourishing freight hauling and transportation network. By the turn of the 20th century, the area had developed into an ethnically diverse, middle-class neighborhood, while just a few blocks away, San Antonio's infamous Red Light District thrived. The Great Depression of 1929 struck a ...


An Archaeological And Historical Program For Data Recovery Along Houston And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1987

An Archaeological And Historical Program For Data Recovery Along Houston And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, John W. Clark, Jr.

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This report presents a program for archaeological and historical data recovery along portions of Houston and Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas. These streets, situated just east of the Alamo Plaza Historic District, are scheduled for expansion as parts of main access routes to the inner-city Las Tiendas Mall development in San Antonio. Both the mall complex and street expansion have projected completion dates of December 1987.

A brief discussion of the street modifications, the archaeological and historical significance of the study area, and preliminary investigations are presented as an introduction to a description of limited testing. Based on past field ...