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[Girls' Volleyball Teams]

Description: Photograph of the three top citywide girls' volleyball teams including the champions from Exall Park (front row), the runners-up from Winnetka (middle row), and the third-place team from Trinity Play Park (back row). In the image, the girls are seated in three rows outside a brick building and looking to the right of the photograph. On the back of the photograph, there are notes and identifications, though some of the information has been cut off by a missing section of the photograph.
Date: 1929
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from L. B. Houston to M. R. Tillotson, November 9, 1942]

Description: Letter from L. B. Houston, Director of Parks to M. R. Tillotson, the Regional Director of National Park Service describing work that the park service had completed at White Rock Lake and other points in the Dallas area.
Date: November 9, 1942
Creator: Houston, L. B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Map of White Rock Lake]

Description: Hand-drawn map of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas showing the location of park entrances and buildings with print numbers for corresponding photographs. Some roads and railroad tracks are also noted.
Date: November 5, 1942
Item Type: Map
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Band and People Dancing]

Description: Photograph of a band playing music and the crowd dancing and clapping along. The back of the image names a person, probably the singer in the center of the image, as T. C. Irvine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of young children bowling on the ground in Reverchon Park. They are playing with milk bottles and baseballs instead of the traditional bowling pins and balls. A baseball game is being played in the background behind a fence.
Date: [1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of young children bowling on the ground in Reverchon Park. They are playing with milk bottles and baseballs instead of the traditional bowling pins and balls. A baseball game is being played in the background behind a fence.
Date: [1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Boy Fishing at Bachman Lake]

Description: Photograph of a boy fishing at Bachman Lake. He is sitting on a blanket on the shore holding a fishing rod. Next to him is a a bucket of fish bait. Other fishermen and a bridge are in the background.
Date: April 6, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Boys Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of a boys orchestra playing outside. According to the inscription on the back of the image, the boys played for dances during the summer of 1944.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of a chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate. The metal light fixture is engraved with an intricate floral pattern, and the light is casting a shadow onto the ceiling. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of a chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate. The metal light fixture is engraved with an intricate floral pattern; an inscription is written in Latin around the middle of the chandelier. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a City Flood]

Description: An aerial view of the 1963 flood in Dallas. The image shows a major road that stayed above the flood.
Date: April 29, 1963
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a City Flood]

Description: An aerial view of the 1963 flood in Dallas. Trees and power lines are visible above the water.
Date: April 29, 1963
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a City Gathering]

Description: Photograph of a city gathering in an unknown building. The adults and children are gathered around a concession area. Signs in the photograph note that more food can be found throughout the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bennett, Harry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives