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[Baseball Players at Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of baseball players at Reverchon Park. Six young female baseball players stand with their arms around each other, while two others crouch in front of them. One of the girls in the front holds a baseball bat.
Date: 1943~
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 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 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 an Empty Pool Tietze Park]

Description: Photograph of a building and pool being constructed at Tietze Park. The building is made of stone, and the empty pool is visible in the foreground of the image.
Date: August 10, 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Boys Playing Football in Exline Park]

Description: Photograph of three boys playing football in Exline Park. The boy on the far right has the ball, the boy in the middle is running beside him, and the boy in the foreground is trying to get the ball.
Date: [1940]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Boys Playing Football in Exline Park]

Description: Photograph of three boys playing football in Exline Park. The boy on the right is holding the ball close to their chest, and the boy in the middle is trying to steal it. The boy on the left is running towards the left.
Date: [1940]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Girls Playing Softball in Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of two young girls playing softball in Reverchon Park. The girl on the left is trying to catch the ball, and the girl on the right is running the bases. Many people are in the background watching the games.
Date: [1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Driveway]

Description: Photograph of the driveway and gardens leading to the DeGolyer Estate. The front of the house is shown. A handwritten description of the image and date are on the back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate View of White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of the stairway to White Rock Lake from the DeGolyer Estate. Stones in the grass lead to the stairway made of light-colored rocks. Along the lake shore are small trees. A description of the image is handwritten on the back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building Interior]

Description: Photograph of an interior room at Winfrey Point Building in White Rock Lake Park. The image shows a wood-paneled wall in the room; there are built-in shelves in the center of the wall surrounded below and on both sides by built-in cabinets. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "14"; text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Winfrey Point Building, Interior view of north room."
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Relay races at Reverchon Park]

Description: Photograph of relay races during the Joseph Lee events at Reverchon Park. In the photograph, individuals participate in a three legged race.
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Sack Relay Race]

Description: Photograph of a sack relay race taking place during the Joseph Lee events at Reverchon Park. In the photograph, three girls participate in the sack race. Young onlookers stand in the background.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Square Dance at La Reunion Place]

Description: Photograph of a square dance at La Reunion Place. In the photograph, individuals hold hands as they dance in a room with tall ceilings.
Date: 1945
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Teenager Dance at Texan Courts]

Description: Photograph of teenagers dancing at the Texan Courts. In the photograph, individuals dance together. Streamers are hung across the ceiling.
Date: [1940..1949]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives