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[Photograph of Machine Gun in Camp]

Description: Photograph of a machine gun mounted on a tripod, with lines of tents in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "E. Browning machine gun. Weighs 80 lbs. shoots 500 per min. Can you imagine me running with this. I made a [?] score with this gun on the range at 600 yds. Smith Caldwell."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photograph of Phillip House, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Phillip House in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with a porch and balcony on the left side, which are connected to another building of stone architecture. The stone building has a facade and narrow, arched windows on the front. A broken up, gravelly road runs parallel to the front of the house, which has shutters on the windows. A small, picket fence borders the lawn on right side of the house, next to a small, leafless tree. The back of the photograph has handwritten notes about the house, as well as the donor of the photo.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Run-Down Stone and Wood Shack in Tusculum]

Description: Photograph of the end of a small shack, made with stone walls and a wood roof, that has a closed wooden door in the center. A dead tree is visible beyond the building, on the left. A small bush has grown up to the left of the door, and on the right, there are sticks protruding from the ground. Above the door are three V-shaped pieces on metal attached to the wall, so that they lay flat against it. On the back of the photo, there are handwritten notes (many of them scratched out) about the photo, including one identifying the location as Old Tusculum (now Boerne, Texas).
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of School Faculty]

Description: Photograph of members of a school's faculty standing on the front porch of the school. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies them as (left to right) back row: Clara Knight, Ella Earthman, unknown, Hulon N. Anderson, unknown, A. W. Runyon, unknown; and front row: unknown, Mary Agnes Wahrenberger, unknown, Elizabeth Turney, and the rest unknown.
Date: unknown
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Small Stone Shack with Tin Roof, Two Copies]

Description: Two identical photographs of a small stone shack with a tin roof that is supported by three wooden beams, and with a small stone extension of the building on the right side. A tall, wooden, leaning pole stands next to the overhanging roof. A metal wheel, wooden boards, a light-colored plastic barrel, and a small, plastic, portable cooler lay on the ground under the overhang. In the background on the left, two trucks, a barrel, and a small machine (sitting on concrete and surrounded by a fence) are visible. The whole scene is surrounded on the backside by a wooded area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Stagecoach Stop at Large House]

Description: Photograph of a group of people leaning against a fence and standing on a porch in front of a large, two-story house. The women are wearing long-sleeved dresses with long skirts, while the men are wearing dark-colored suits, some with hats. There are small trees inside and outside the chicken-wire and wood fence. The railing on the porch and second-story balcony has a decorative key-hole pattern, and there are windows all along each floor. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph identify some of the people in the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Stained Glass Window Memorials]

Description: Photograph of two stained glass windows with the initials "CAS" at the top of them. The window on the right has a panel that says: "Ada Jane Ailey, Born September 13th 1900, Graduated June 6th 1915, Died June 6th 1924," and the window on the left says: "Eugenia Bradley, Born December 2nd 1904, Graduated June 1st 1921, Died February 3rd 1925."
Date: unknown
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Street Outside Metropolitan Saloon]

Description: The photograph depicts a large two-story high building with the words "Metropolitan Saloon," painted on the front. A tractor, two wagons packed with furniture, and a buggy drawn by two horses are parked in the street in front of the building. A man in a large hat is walking beside the large wheel of the tractor. A smaller building, sits across a street on the left side of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Students]

Description: Photograph of students standing on the front steps of a school. A handwritten note below the photo identifies the school as Conroe Public School, and the students as (left to right) back row: Gladcell Cochran, Gladye Cochran, Ruth Howell, Ruby Howell, Florence Hedgecock, Lawrence Hedgecock; second row: Cleburn Ellis, Claburn Ellis, Adolph Masterson, Rudolph Masterson, Loyce Kensala, Boyce Kensala, Morris Lockhart, Horace Lockhart; and first row: Joyce Neil, Loyce Neil, Nolan Johnson, Dolan Johnson, Melba Faye Fruzia, Elva Maye Fruzia, Emory Jefferson, Avery Jefferson, Muriel Waltrip, and Margaret Waltrip.
Date: unknown
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library