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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

William Christian Dietert Mill - Circa 1860

Description: Art print of a painting of William Christian Dietert's mill in Boerne, Texas. The painting depicts a small, two-story, brown, wooden building with six windows, sitting on a brick foundation on the left bank of a body of water. The brick foundation has stone steps leading down to the water, and a small red and white boat rests on the grassy bank next to the building. Dark green trees surround the scene. A piece of paper is attached to the back of the print with information about the mill and the painting printed on it.
Date: 1983
Creator: Barrick, Bill
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Group of People Next to Dietert Mill]

Description: Photograph of a group of people in long, light-colored dresses and dark suits, standing and sitting around a small body of water (on the right). A wall of concrete borders the left side of the water, upon which several people are sitting. A three-seat, covered buggy is parked on a stretch of grassy area at the bottom left of the photo. To the left of the water (and the concrete wall), there are trees of various sizes. There are fields of grass and trees in the background, as well. A rectangular label sticker on the back of the photograph provides information about the photo.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Construction of 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 a platform and ladder attached to the side. There is a range of tree-covered hills in the background, and in the foreground, the downward slope of a hill of small, light-colored rocks is visible.
Date: 1978
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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