Heritage, Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 1996 Page: 24
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TEXAS S CRAPBOOK
HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE ARCHIVES OF TEXAS MUSEUMS
The Christine Depot
Museum and Library,
The photograph at the top is a reminder
. i:!~ of Texas' long familiarity with drought
conditions. Rancher Bill Strickland is buming
prickly pear cactus on mule-back in the
rural community of Christine in
1955.Christine is located one hour south of
San Antonio in Atascosa County.
The bottom image is of the first grave
being dug in the then-new community of
'~ _ i 1" IE & <Christine. The photograph dates circa
: ,:l0 a,0f;1909-10.
Photographs courtesy of The Christine
Depot Museum and Library, Highway
140. The museum is housed in a resttored 1908
train depot. For hours of operation or more
information about the Christine Museum, call
(210) 264-3233 or (210) 264-3567.
If your historical group or organization
is interested in submitting reproduciblequality
black and white photographs to this
section of HERITAGE, please contact the
editor in writing at: Texas Historical Foun,I
~ ~ l~~f~~B~~FI~~ ~~~dation, P.O. Box 50316, Austin, Texas
Note: The Texas Historical Foundation
is currently working on an update
to "Photographic Collections in
Texas: A Union Guide". This book,
V.~;~~~~~ ~~~published in 1987, lists photographic
i~~~~~~~~~~: ~collections held by libraries, historical
societies, museums, government agencies,
corporations, and other public
entities in Texas.
Those groups listed in the original
publication will receive an update form.
If your group was not listed originally
but would like to be included in the
revised edition, contact the Texas HistoricalFoundationat
P.O. Box 50314,
Austin, TX 78763, (512) 453-2154,
or by electronic mail at
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