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[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 Bachman Lake and Comfort Station]

Description: Photograph of the roof of a small wooden building at Bachman Lake Park. The building is situated behind a dip in the land and is surrounded by shrubs and trees; there is a dirt road in the foreground and the lake is visible in the background. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "38"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Comfort Station on south shore, Viewed from Shore Crest drive."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Comfort Station]

Description: Photograph of a small wooden building with a sign that says "Men" at Bachman Lake Park. The building is surrounded by shrubs and trees. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "39"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Comfort Station on south shore, Viewed from lake shore."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Picnic Area]

Description: Photograph of an open stone-and-wood structure containing a picnic area at Bachman Lake Park, viewed from one end. The building is surrounded by trees and there is an open grassy area in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "37"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Picnic shelter on north shore of lake, Viewed from west."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Picnic Shelter]

Description: Photograph of an open stone structure containing a picnic area at Bachman Lake Park. Some people are seated at one of the tables on the right side of the structure. The building is surrounded by trees and there is an open grassy area in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "36"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Picnic shelter on north shore of lake, Viewed from north."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Bathing and Beach House]

Description: Photograph of the parking area for the Bathing and Beach House at White Rock Lake Park. The parking area is surrounded by trees. A small portion of the lake is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Bathing and Beach House]

Description: Photograph of the parking area for the Bathing and Beach House at White Rock Lake Park. Trees surround the parking area. In the foreground, a road is visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Big Thicket Inn]

Description: Photograph of the Big Thicket Inn at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. The front of the building is visible, including a series of large windows and a porch on either end. There is a grassy area with several trees in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "29." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Big Thicket Inn, Front view."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Big Thicket Inn at White Rock Lake Park]

Description: Photograph of the Big Thicket Inn at White Rock Lake Park. Surrounded by dense foliage and trees, the inn is a small building constructed of brick and wood. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Big Thicket Inn, Looking southwest."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Buildings at White Rock Lake Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of wood-and-stone buildings at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. The larger building on the left has a large wooden sign that says "Doran's Point" with additional text. There are bicycles parked outside the front of the building and there are wooden benches and picnic tables in between the buildings. There is a grassy area and trees in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "31." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Doran's Point concession Building, Looking northwest. Also note comfort station."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Dixon's Branch Comfort Station]

Description: Photograph of a small stone building at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. The building has a small porch on one side and several square windows. There are trees in the background of the image; in the foreground, part of the road is visible, as well as short pillars marking the edge. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "24"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Dixon's Branch, Comfort Station serving this area."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Doran's Point Picnic Shelter]

Description: Photograph of an open structure with stone columns that is part of a picnic area at White Rock Lake Park. The building is surrounded by trees and there is an open grassy area in the foreground with small posts marking the edge of a dirt road. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "34"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Doran's Point Picnic Shelter, Note lake in background."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Entrance to White Rock Lake Park]

Description: Photograph of a driveway leading into White Rock Lake Park. There is a small stone wall on the left side of the road and a stone column with the park name on the right side of the drive. There are trees on either side of the road and the lake is partially visible in the background. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "2"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Entrance at Lawther drive & Garland Road."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Sunset Inn]

Description: Photograph of the Sunset Inn at White Rock Lake Park. The inn is surrounded by trees and foliage. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Sunset Inn, front view."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Sunset Inn from Southeast]

Description: Photograph of the Sunset Inn at White Rock Lake Park. In the photograph, which faces southeast, the inn and note keeper's quarters are visible. A sign near the road advertises the establishment. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Sunset Inn, Looking southeast. Note keeper's quarters to right."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Sunset Inn from Southwest]

Description: Photograph of the Sunset Inn at White Rock Lake Park. Looking southwest, in the photograph several buildings are visible. The note keeper's quarters are on the left. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Sunset Inn, Looking southwest. Note keepers quarters to left."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Comfort Station]

Description: Photograph of a small wooden building at White Rock Lake Park. The building is surrounded by shrubs and trees; there is a dirt road in the foreground, edged by small posts, and other structures are visible in the background. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "35." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Boat House Comfort Station, Serving this area."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Park Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a stone bridge at the entrance to White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. There are reeds edging the bridge along the edge of the water, and a grassy hill in the foreground. Trees are visible behind the driveway. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "4"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Side view of bridge at entrance."
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Park Concession Building]

Description: Photograph of a stone structure with large windows, identified as a concession building in White Rock Lake Park. There are a number of bicycles chained in the front of the building and a large tree. There is a wooden picnic bench on the right, as well as a stone-and-wood fence with other buildings visible in the background. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "30." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Doran's Point Concession Building, Note shelter on hill to right."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Park Exit]

Description: Photograph of a driveway leading out of White Rock Lake Park. There is a small stone wall on the right side of the road and a stone column on the left side of the drive. There are trees on either side of the road and Garland Road is visible past the park entrance. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "3"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Exit at Lawther drive and Garland Road."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Park Garland Road Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a driveway leading into White Rock Lake Park. There stone column with the park name on the right side of the drive, in the foreground; there's a small stone wall lining the opposite side of the drive. There are bushes in front of the sign and trees visible in the background. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "1"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Entrance at Lawther drive & Garland Road."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Park Picnic Shelter]

Description: Photograph of an open stone-and-wood structure at a picnic area in White Rock Lake Park. The structure is surrounded by trees and additional wooden picnic tables; some people are seated at one of the tables on the right. There is an open grassy area in the foreground with small posts marking a trail or path. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "33." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Doran's Point Picnic Shelter, West end view."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of White Rock Lake Parking Area]

Description: Photograph of a typical parking area at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. In the photograph, a tree shades part of the road. A parking area is visible to the right of the road, beyond which is the lake. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake, Park View of typical parking area."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building]

Description: Photograph of a Winfrey Point Building at White Rock Lake Park. It is a large wood and stone building with a series of shuttered windows along the front and a set of stairs leading to the door. There is an open grassy area in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "9." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Winfrey Point Building, Viewed from East, (Service entrance and entrance to keeper's quarters)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives