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Rev. Alfred H. Rabe wrote a letter appealing to the provincial house to allow the return of intercollegiate football. He argued it was the perfect time since the city was desiring a college team to support. The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and…

In February 1931, the governing board determined that football was too costly, consistently going over budget with ticket sales unable to cover expenses. They also cited the need to put money towards improving the educational program for the…

Organized sports were in high demand by the students and the college responded by adding a football program to the other programs already available. The first football team was put together for the fall of 1909, but the first football coaches were…

The St. Mary’s baseball fields have a storied history. Formerly known as V.J. Keefe Field from 1958-2011, the fields’ history have been forged by numerous events from their construction to attending San Antonio Dodgers games to national…

Chaminade Tower was built in 1921 on the grounds of St. Mary’s University. It originally served as a men’s dorm with offices on the basement and first floor. Chaminade Hall was built in 1951 as a men’s dorm. The Hall was built attached to the…

In 1966 Treadaway Hall was built as a space the Marianist brothers could use on the St. Mary’s University campus. Although it was on university grounds, the entirety of Treadaway belonged to the Marianist brothers, and the school did not actually own…

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St. Mary's students have been collecting stories about the history of campus spaces and how our faculty, staff, and students have experienced these sites. Rattlers Remember brings together these stories with images, oral histories, and other primary stories to showcase the history of St. Mary's.This site is powered by Omeka + Curatescape, a humanities-centered web and mobile framework available for both Android and iOS devices. Read more About Us