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[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 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 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 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 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

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a fireplace inside the Winfrey Point Building at White Rock Lake Park. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Winfrey Point Building, View of fire place in east wall of north room."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of an auditorium inside the Winfrey Point Building at White Rock Lake Park. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park Winfrey Point Building View of stage from rear of auditorium."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building Auditorium]

Description: Photograph taken from the stage of the auditorium in the Winfrey Point Building at White Rock Lake Park. Text underneath the photograph reads: "White Rock Lake Park, Winfrey Point Building, Viewed from stage."
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

[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

[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

[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 a Couple Night Fishing]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman night fishing at a park. They are standing on a boulder over the water. The back of the photograph has the dried and yellowed remnants of glue.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives