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[Postcard of Camp Alfazar Dance Pavilion and Club House]

Description: Postcard the Camp Alfazar dance hall and club house. The postcard features a photograph of the corner of a long stone building with short steps leading up to a porch with two screen doors. The porch has a short stone wall and an overhang. The rest of the building has a tin awning all along the left side. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Southern Post Card Co.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard Cascade Caverns Main Entrance, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the main entrance and concessions building for Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a small stone building with an American flag on the roof and a large sign that reads, "Cascade Caverns," The building is situated in a small woodland clearing with a gravel drive, where several automobiles are parked. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a brief description of the photo's contents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Cascade Caverns' Wagnerian Stage and Wall of Faces]

Description: Postcard of Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of cavernous, rock room. There are lights strung at the top of the right wall, illuminating the space. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note that says the photo depicts the Wagnerian Stage and the Wall of Faces.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Cascade Caverns' Cathedral Room]

Description: Postcard the Cathedral Room at Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a cavern with a high ceiling and wavy rock patterns at the top. There are several, lighter grey-colored rocks scattered about the floor. Small lights dot the floor and back wall, illuminating the space. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the cavern.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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 of Activities in Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard with five illustrated scenic views from Boerne, Texas. The five illustrations feature a body of water - two depict lakes surrounded by woods, one depicts two people canoeing on a lake at night, another depicts a man fishing by a lake, and the last shows fish hanging on a line next to a lake or pond. Surrounding the color illustrations are blue ink line drawings depicting people participating in various recreational activities, such as archery, diving, horse-back riding, tennis, golf, and crabbing. Printed text at the top reads, "Greetings from Boerne, Texas." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tichnor Brothers
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of The River in a Cave, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the interior of a cavern with a small stream running through it. Small stalactites hang from the ceiling, and a bulbous rock formation is situated on the ground directly to the right of the stream. The name of the cave feature, "The River," is printed at the bottom of the postcard, and the back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a Field of Flowers in Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a large grassy field with flowers. In the background, a woodland area borders the field. Two people stand some distance apart in the field, while a cow grazes behind them. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard reads, "Greetings from Boerne, Texas." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Mountain Drive, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of a mountain drive in Boerne, Texas. The photograph, taken from an elevated position, shows a long road, winding through sloping hills covered with trees. 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 Forked Road in Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an illustrated view of a dirt road, separated into two paths by dense bushes, in a woodland area. The road to the right leads up a slight incline. Printed text at the bottom of the postcards reads, "Greetings from Boerne, Texas." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Historical House and City Hall, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard featuring photographs of two historically significant buildings in Boerne, Texas. The first photograph shows a 3/4 view of a two-story house with shuttered windows, a tin roof, and front porches on both stories. There are trees on the rear, right, and left sides of the house. The second photograph shows Boerne's City Hall, a two-story, light-colored stone building with a tin roof and steps leading up to the two front entrances. The front of the postcard features a colored background, while the back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a small paragraph about the buildings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stockton, Richard
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, February 4, 1919]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, discussing Mrs. Lindner and her family's wellness, as well as the sender's work as a substitute teacher. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a long path lined with small trees, part of a network of pathways through a green lawn. A man stands on the path, facing right, and holding his hand out for a dog who sits in front of him. There is a semi-circular flower bed behind the man, and a single agave plant in the lawn to the front and right of him. In the background, there is a white, one-story house with a short flight of steps leading up to a long front porch
Date: February 4, 1919
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Emil Philippus, April 28, 1921]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Emil Philippus, discussing arrangements for Mrs. Philippus to meet her mother-in-law at the depot on May 8, 1921. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, 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, and a short flagpole at the front of the roof. There is a large group of students and nuns standing on the first-floor porch and sitting on a few short steps leading up to the porch. There are two large, bare trees on either side of the front steps.
Date: April 28, 1921
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 of a long dirt road lined with trees. Through the trees, store-fronts and small buildings can be seen along the street. There are several horse-drawn buggies on the left side of the street, and more on the right, down the street. On the back of the postcard are notes about the donor of the postcard, and postcard markings.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Dienger Store, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Dienger Store in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of the corner of a two-story, stone house with a columned porch and a balcony all along the second story. The front doors are on the corner of the house. There are two horse-drawn buggies parked outside the house, one on the left side of the corner and one on the right side, and there are a few tall trees along the side of the house. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Launa Leng, January 12, 1930]

Description: Postcard to Launa Leng, wishing her a happy birthday. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the town and some of the small farms/houses surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are large bushes on the right left side of the photo, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: 1930-01-12~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Arthur, May 11, 1907]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Arthur. The postcard features a photograph (colored in with ink) of the town of Boerne, Texas, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger 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 has postcard markings, as well as the name and address of the recipient
Date: May 11, 1907
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. E. Lasker, August 27, 1941]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. E. Lasker, discussing the sender's sickness. The front of 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.
Date: August 27, 1941
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Main Street and View of Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a wide, dirt road with shopfronts on the right side (on the front), and an aerial photograph of a small town with woods surrounding it (on the back). A marching band, men in suits and top hats, a boy riding a donkey, dogs, a man riding a horse and holding an American flag, and small boys, are all walking towards the camera in the street. There are small crowds of people lining the street on both sides. There are handwritten notes written on both sides of the postcard, commenting on the photos.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Sabinas Mountains, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Sabinas Mountains in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features an illustration of a large grassy area covered with bushes and trees, and with two large hills in the background. There are three women in white and black dresses (two with hats), walking along a small dirt trail at the bottom right of the illustration. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library