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 Decade: 1910-1919
Report for the Year 1914-1915 of the Park Board of the City of Dallas, With a Sketch of the Park System

Report for the Year 1914-1915 of the Park Board of the City of Dallas, With a Sketch of the Park System

Date: 1915
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Board.
Description: Annual report for 1914-1915 compiled by the Park Board regarding the park system in Dallas, Texas. The report includes overarching reviews of the system's status and future plans as well as commentaries on each individual park. Near the end of the report, there are financial statistics showing the amounts spent by the park funds on maintenance for each of the parks as well as sketched maps of selected parks. There are also facts about "Dallas, the City of the Hour."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
A City Plan for Dallas

A City Plan for Dallas

Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of Reservoir Construction Managers at White Rock Creek]

[Photograph of Reservoir Construction Managers at White Rock Creek]

Date: October 1, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the three reservoir construction managers of the White Rock Creek Reservoir. On the back of the image, the names of the three men are listed along with their job descriptions.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Inside View of Pump Station Walls]

[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Inside View of Pump Station Walls]

Date: July 8, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the inside structure of the reservoir at White Rock Lake. The inscription on the bottom of the image indicates that it is an inside view of the forms for the pump station walls.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Excavation Well]

[Excavation Well]

Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of men working on excavating a well. The photograph was taken from above. Rock and rubble dominate the landscape.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of the Core Wall Excavation at White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of the Core Wall Excavation at White Rock Lake]

Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the core wall excavation at White Rock Lake. The image also shows the mixer plant and engine room.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Intake Well Excavation]

[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Intake Well Excavation]

Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the intake well excavation at White Rock Lake and the men working on it. The inscription on the bottom explain and date the image.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Trench for Core Well]

[Photograph of White Rock Lake- Trench for Core Well]

Date: July 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the trench for core well at White Rock Lake and the men working on it. Inscriptions on the bottom of the image describe the type of construction.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[White Rock Reservoir Sluice Box]

[White Rock Reservoir Sluice Box]

Date: June 24, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of the sluice box at White Rock Reservoir. A pile of wood is visible in front of the box. A handwritten note on the photograph reads: "White Rock Reservoir south end of sluice box after forms had been removed 6-24-10."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[White Rock Creek Reservoir Sluice]

[White Rock Creek Reservoir Sluice]

Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of the White Rock Creek Reservoir Sluice. In the photograph, individuals stand in what appears to be a wire covered bridge. Handwritten note at bottom of photograph: "White Rock Creek Reservoir sluice. Reinforcement phase before concrete is poured. 6-15-10"
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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