Monthly Archives: June 2014

Interior of Alamo Chapel, San Antonio, Texas

This image shows the chapel interior, where originally services would be held when the mission was active. Now it is used to display historical artifacts and illustrations for visitors to the park.

Curteichcolor 3-D Natural Color Reproduction

The description states:

THE INTERIOR OF THE ALAMO

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

–Note the signs posted along the side of the reception desk at right. One unusual one states “Gentlemen will remove hats Please”. This is likely posted because this was once a sanctuary.

The card dates from the 1960s.

Alamo Mission Chapel and Park, San Antonio, Texas

This image shows the front of the mission chapel from a slightly different angle, with the paths and grass of the park more clearly shown. The flag flying on the left of the building is the state flag of Texas, called the Lone Star flag.

C-14643 – Color Photo by Bill Kobert

The description states:

THE ALAMO

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

“Cradle of Texas Liberty”

–The flag shown was not present during the siege, and another, the Alamo flag, was also not likely present at the battle. There are no definitive records of the flag used.

This card dates from the 1960s.

Alamo Mission, Side View with Gate, San Antonio, Texas

This image, with the benefit of the warming colors of the sun, shows the main entrance to the mission chapel through the gate to the park.

Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkeley 2, Calif.

The description states:

THE ALAMO, SAN ANTONIO TEXAS

Built in 1718, this edifice is one of the most important points of interest in the history-steeped city of San Antonio.

–The postcard dates from the 1960s.