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Paula Allen

Paula Allen

Paula Allen has written Role Model profiles of outstanding young women for SAN ANTONIO WOMAN since 2003. She also writes…

Remember the Alamo: Texians, Tejanos, and Mexicans Tell Their Stories

Remember the Alamo: Texians, Tejanos, and Mexicans Tell Their Stories

Remember the Alamo presents a fresh look at one of the most famous battles in American history. The story has…

Alamo (Checkerboard Symbols, Landmarks and Monuments)

Alamo (Checkerboard Symbols, Landmarks and Monuments)

These books contain highly readable texts and historical and contemporary photographs, along with a “Fast Facts” page and a time…

San Antonio: Outpost of Empires

San Antonio: Outpost of Empires

San Antonio’s unique appeal is the pervasive ambience of a colorful, authentic past. Here real heroes lived and died. Here…

Saving San Antonio: The Precarious Preservation of a Heritage

Saving San Antonio: The Precarious Preservation of a Heritage

Few American cities enjoy the likes of San Antonio’s visual links with its dramatic past. The Alamo and four other…

Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio Since 1910

Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio Since 1910

More than 250 movies have been filmed in San Antonio since the first movie studio in Texas opened in the…

The Illustrated Alamo 1836: A Photographic Journey

The Illustrated Alamo 1836: A Photographic Journey

The most iconic historic place in America may also be the most misunderstood. For more than 170 years, the true…

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San Antonio Then and Now

Just as Sam Houston hoped, everyone does remember the Alamo, but modern San Antonio is so much more than that…