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[Postcard from Stella Simmons to Mrs. Lizzie Tasher]

Description: Postcard from Stella Simmons to her aunt, Mrs. Lizzie Tasher, asking how her aunt is and assuring her she has not forgotten her. The postcard features a photograph of Ye Kendall Inn in Boerne, Texas, a light-colored, two story, plantation-style house, sitting on a hill with a small stream surrounding it. Behind the house, there is a smaller building surrounded by short wood fences.
Date: 19uu-02-16
Creator: Simmons, Stella
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Driveway on Kronkosky Hill, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the driveway on Kronkosky Hill, in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a driveway along the side of a tall sloping hill and the surrounding area. Down the winding dirt drive, there is a suspension bridge across the road. The environment has lots of scrub brush and small, bushy trees, and the sky in the background has been colored blue with ink. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, April 8, 1908]

Description: Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, thanking him for sending something, and discussing Texas's pretty landscape. The front of the postcard features a photograph of Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, with a cross-shaped spire at the top. There are a few short steps leading up to the first-story porch and the front door to the academy. There are several trees surrounding the building, obscuring much of the second-story.
Date: 1908-04-08~
Creator: A., L.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to John Knight, August 5, 1950]

Description: Postcard to John Knight from his "Papa," who is writing to say he arrived at a location on time. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a train engine and a long line of railroad cars on the tracks. Behind the train, a train depot house is barely visible. Two men stand to the right of the cars, while another man stands on the engine with his hand on his hip.
Date: August 5, 1950
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Tillie to Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, August 25, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Tillie to E. F. Kneupper, discussing her surprise trip to visit her mother. She talks about a girl named Emma being sick for about three months. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a herd of dairy cattle standing in the middle of a dirt road. There are two buildings with tin roofs visible in the background, as well as a group of trees.
Date: August 25, 1911
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from C. A. Cagesen to A. T. Stockdale, February 14, 1911]

Description: Postcard from C. A. Cagesen to A. T. Stockdale, writing that someone named Milt Hicks taking her for a ride in an automobile. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a herd of dairy cattle standing in the middle of a dirt road. There are two buildings with tin roofs visible in the background, as well as a group of trees.
Date: February 14, 1911
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Grandma Goodman to Robert Goodman, July 9, 1958]

Description: Postcard from Grandma Goodman to Robert Goodman, saying hello. The front of the postcard features a photograph of three buildings along a street. The building on the left is made from stone and has a chain-link fenced area on the left side; the building in the middle has two garages and an add-on on the right side; and the building on the far right is only barely visible. The words "Swimming Pool, Fire House And Library, Boerne, Texas" are printed at the top of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, July 16, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a man-made dam on a small lake, taken from down-stream. Trees surround the lake and dam on all sides, and there are large, rectangular stones piled up on the right side. A man in a light shirt and dark pants walks along the edge of the dam (where the water pours over the edge), going left.
Date: July 16, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Ellen to Miss Harthausen, October 7, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Ellen to Miss Harthausen, promising to write a letter when she has time. The front of the postcard features an illustration of three buildings lining a street - one two-story building and two one-story buildings. The building on the far right has a sign for a bakery. Two automobiles and a small buggy are parked along the street.
Date: October 7, 1910
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Main Street, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Main Street in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a perspective view photograph of a long dirt road. There are shopfronts and trees along either side of the road. Three horses are hitched to a post on the right side of the street, and there are carriages and buggies farther down the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Waldheim Nurseries, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Waldheim Nurseries, in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a perspective view down a long lane of medium-sized trees. The lane is one of many in a large grassy area. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Adler's Ranch, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Adler's Ranch in Boerne, Texas. Th postcard features a photograph of an l-shaped, two-story building with light-colored wood siding and a wrap-around front porch. Much of the ranch house is obscured by tall trees, and there is a wooden fence surrounding the house and lawn. There are several men in white dress shirts sitting in chairs on the front lawn, and one of the men is pictured translucently in several different spots (due to long-exposure photography). There are handwritten notes around the photograph, reading: "Here we are stopping, a kiss from Papa, Apr 7-08." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1908-04-07~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Kendall Inn, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Kendall Inn, in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a long two-story building with porches on both stories. There are several large trees on either side of the entrance to the inn, two automobiles parked in the large gravel drive in front of the inn, and a small plant bed to the right of the drive. The branch of a tree is visible at the top left of the photograph. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a printed note with the names of the inn's owners.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Ye Kendall Inn, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Ye Kendall Inn, in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a colored illustration of a long, white, two-story, plantation-style house with porches and windows along each story. The roof of the building is red and has several chimneys. There are several small trees dotting a large grassy area in front of the inn, and two men have been drawn standing in front of and on the front porch steps. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Holy Angels Academy, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Holy Angels Academy, a two-story, light-colored wood building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, windows lining both stories, and there is another, one-story building visible to the right of the academy. There are a few short steps leading up to the porch, and several large, bare trees surrounding the building. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a View of Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a view of Boerne, Texas from the South Heights. The postcard features a photograph of the town, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are large trees on the right front side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Holy Angels Academy, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, with a cross-shaped spire at the top. There are a few short steps leading up to the first-story porch and the front door to the academy. There are several trees surrounding the building, obscuring much of the second-story. On the back, there is text written to Mrs. Engelke in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 22, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Bridge on Kronkosky Hill, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Bridge on Kronkosky Hill in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of long, tall, skinny suspension bridge made from concrete and metal, spanning across a large open space between two hills. There are many trees on the two hills and on either side of the bridge. The sky in the background has been colored blue with ink. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Cibolo Bridge, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Cibolo bridge in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a concrete bridge that spans across a small body of water. Small farmhouses can be seen just across the bridge on the other side, with several animals in the farmyards. Driving on the bridge and on the road leading up to the bridge, there are two horse-and-buggy carts and an automobile. The sky in the background has been colored blue with ink. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Boerne Hotel Stagecoach Stop]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of the Boerne Hotel, a long, two-story, plantation style house with several trees lining the drive running parallel to the house. A picket fence borders the yard, and in the background, there are clouds in the sky. There are postcard markings and handwritten notes on the back of the postcard, including the name of the donor of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Phillip Hotel, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Phillip Hotel, a two-story stone and light-colored wood house with two wings and a wood and wire fence surrounding. There are long porches along the first and second stories, and windows along each floor. The back of an open buggy is visible at the left of the photo, with a dark-colored, short-furred dog standing to the front and right of it. On the back is handwritten text, sent to Mrs. Hyland in Buda, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, February 10, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, discussing her return from a trip, Mr. Hinkle fulfilling an unnamed promise, and the weather in Boerne. The image on the front of the postcard is a view of the exterior of the Phillip Hotel, a two-story stone and wood house with two wings, and a wood and wire fence surrounding. There are long porches along the first and second stories, and windows along each floor. The back of an open buggy is visible at the left of the photo, with a dark-colored, short-furred dog standing to the front and right of it.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: A., Laura
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Phillip Manor]

Description: Postcard of the Phillip Manor in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features an illustration of a light-colored, two-story house with a one-story, stone building extension on the right. The house has red roof tiles, windows along every story, a sign hanging from the entrance that reads, "The Cibolo," and trees surrounding the house. There is a road visible in the foreground, running parallel to the house. The back of the postcard is blank, except for postcard markings and a note reading, "Genuine Curteich-Chicago 'C.T. Art-Colortone' postcard."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Ye Kendall Inn, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Ye Kendall Inn. The postcard features a colored illustration of the front of a white, two-story plantation-style house with a red roof and green window shutters. There are several trees of varying size lining the front of the building, and there is an automobile parked in the large front drive. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings, and a note saying, "Genuine Curteich-Chicago 'C.T. Art-Colortone' postcard."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library