[Maria Luna Park, July 1976]

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Photograph of an aerial overview of Maria Luna Park, formerly known as Maple Park. The grounds of the park features playground equipment, dirt baseball field with bleachers, and a tennis court. Residential and commercial buildings surround the park with streets separating the park from the surrounding urban environment.

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

Creation Information

Squire Haskins Photography July 1976.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2019 and was provided by the Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of an aerial overview of Maria Luna Park, formerly known as Maple Park. The grounds of the park features playground equipment, dirt baseball field with bleachers, and a tennis court. Residential and commercial buildings surround the park with streets separating the park from the surrounding urban environment.

Physical Description

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

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A faded stamp of red ink has been placed on the back of the photograph with the following text, "Another Squire Haskins Photo 2712 Live Oak St. Dallas, Texas 75204 827-8440 NEG No. S516-3"

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Rescuing Texas History, 2019

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs

Photos of historic parks, facilities, and activities from the early 1900s to 1970s from the Dallas Park and Recreation Department.

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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  • July 1976

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

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  • March 23, 2023, 6:29 p.m.

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  • N:32.813987, E:-96.820965, S: 32.811092, W:-96.824827

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Squire Haskins Photography. [Maria Luna Park, July 1976], photograph, July 1976; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1411817/: accessed July 13, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.

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