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[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

[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

[Photograph of Boys Playing Football]

Description: Photograph of three young men playing football in a park. The man on the left has just caught the ball, and the other two men are watching.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Group of Women Stretching]

Description: Photograph of three women stretching at the Dallas Health & Science Museum. They are being watched by another woman, who may be teaching them how to stretch. In the background, women are sitting on folding metal chairs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Students Learning Badminton Serves]

Description: Photograph of a group of students learning how to play badminton in a school gymnasium. The coach is demonstrating how to serve the shuttlecock by keeping the racket low and dropping the birdie from above. There are six students following his directions, five standing in a line and one girl standing at the front demonstrating with him. A group of students are sitting on bleachers observing.
Date: March 14, 1967
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
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 Students Learning Badminton Serves]

Description: Photograph of a group of students learning how to play badminton in a school gymnasium. The coach is demonstrating how to serve the shuttlecock by keeping the racket low and dropping the birdie from above. There are six students following his directions, five standing in a line and one girl standing at the front demonstrating with him. A group of students are sitting on bleachers observing.
Date: March 14, 1967
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives