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[Photograph of Construction at Boerne Lake and Dam]

Description: Photograph of a large valley with three shallow pools of water, sparse tree coverage, and a large concrete, T-shaped column with one of the pools of water leading up to it. The concrete column has scaffolding around the middle. A small crane sits to the right side of the column, and further to the right, there are two large metal tubes. A car and small machine sit to the left of the column. There is a range of tree-covered hills in the background, and in the foreground, the downward slope of a hill is visible. The date the photo was taken is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: January 20, 1977
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Boerne Lake and Dam Construction]

Description: Photograph of a large dirt construction site, taken from the top of one of two large mounds of dirt. The other dirt mound is shaped like a concave curve, inside which two diggers are parked. There is a range of tree-covered hills in the background. The date the photo was taken is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: January 14, 1976
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Aerial View of Boerne Lake]

Description: Photograph of a dark blue lake with a narrow road along the front-right side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). In front of the lake, the land is brown and bare and has very few trees, but beyond the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of View of Boerne Lake]

Description: Photograph of a dark blue lake with a narrow road along the right side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). In front of the lake, the land is brown and bare and has very few trees, but beyond the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Boerne Lake From Above]

Description: Photograph of a dark blue lake, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame and wing of which is just in shot). There are lots of trees covering the land surrounding the lake. On the front left side, the land is brown and bare and there are very few trees, but surrounding the rest of the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Boerne Lake View From Above]

Description: Photograph of a dark blue lake with a small inlet on the closest side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). There are plenty of trees covering the land surrounding the lake, and the sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Boerne Lake From Aerial View]

Description: Photograph of a dark blue lake, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). There are plenty of trees covering the land surrounding the lake, but there is also a long stretch of bare ground in front of the lake. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Group Standing on Dam Wall]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, mostly women in light-colored dresses, standing on top of a stone wall. There is a small body of water and some bushes at the bottom of the wall, and a group of skinny trees on the left of the water. More trees are barely visible in the background. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph indicate that the wall is a remnant of the Dietert Mill that burned down, and also includes the name of the donor of the photo.
Date: 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Cibolo Dam, Power Station, and Ice Plant]

Description: Photograph of a concrete wall with stones at its base, with water pouring from an opening at the bottom-center. This water flows into a body of water, with a small bush on the left side. Past the wall, there is a long building with three tall pipes, and trees of various sizes. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo provide information about the photo and its donor.
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 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

[Photograph of a street lined with cars]

Description: Photograph of old automobiles parked diagonally along either side of a long street. There are large trees lining either side of the street, and on the left side, off the road, there is a shed with an opening through the middle. Far down the road, there is a car driving on the street. The back of the photograph is blank except for a handwritten note with a name.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photographs of Cecil Smith Playing Polo]

Description: Photographs of a polo player riding a dark-colored horse, his left hand holding the reins, and swinging a long mallet above his head. The polo player is wearing light-colored pants, dark boots, a light-colored helmet, and a skin-tight shirt with a dark tree symbol in the center of his chest. In the background, another horse and rider are visible on the wide, grassy field, and even further in the background, a raised stand is just visible. The two photos are arranged one above the other on a piece of paper, which has the name "Cecil Smith" printed on it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library