[Aerial View of Bachman Lake Park and Surrounding Area]

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Photograph of Bachman Lake Park and its surrounding area located in Dallas, Texas. The park is visible around Bachman Lake, which sits in the center of the picture. Dallas Love Field sits to the right of the park, and Harry Hines Road and Denton Drive are shown in front of it. In the distance many blocks of small buildings are visible.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in.

Creation Information

Haskins, Squire 1954.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Dallas Parks Aerial Photographs and was provided by the Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 79 times, with 6 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Bachman Lake Park and its surrounding area located in Dallas, Texas. The park is visible around Bachman Lake, which sits in the center of the picture. Dallas Love Field sits to the right of the park, and Harry Hines Road and Denton Drive are shown in front of it. In the distance many blocks of small buildings are visible.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in.

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Dallas Parks Aerial Photographs

Oblique, aerial images of City of Dallas parks taken between 1945 and 1997 also show surrounding neighborhood growth and development, and changes in park facilities. The photographs are an invaluable chronicle of urban growth, land management, and the history of Dallas and North Texas.

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  • 1954

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  • July 30, 2018, 7:57 a.m.

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  • Aug. 21, 2018, 6:01 p.m.

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  • N:32.873514, E:-96.845555, S: 32.840203, W:-96.879544

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Haskins, Squire. [Aerial View of Bachman Lake Park and Surrounding Area], photograph, 1954; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1030325/: accessed July 26, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.

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