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[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 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 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

[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

[Boating on North Lake]

Description: Photograph of individuals boating on North Lake. In the photograph, individuals stand next to a car as they wait to board two boats.
Date: 1960~
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. The room has tall ceilings.
Date: unknown
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

[Lee Park]

Description: Photograph of Lee Park. Trees visible in the photograph have shed their leaves.
Date: unknown
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

[Reverchon Park]

Description: Aerial photograph of Reverchon Park in Dallas, Texas. The park has a lot of empty space as well as a sports field.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
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

[Memorial Fountain at Lee Park]

Description: Photograph of the Memorial Fountain at Lee Park. In the photograph, people sit on a patch of grass in front of the fountain. They face away from the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building from North]

Description: Photograph of the Winfrey Point Building at White Rock Lake Park as viewed from the north. In the photograph, a building is situated on a hilltop. Two trees are visible to the right of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Teenagers Dancing in Exline Park]

Description: Photograph of teenagers dancing in Exline Park. In the photograph, teenagers dance in pairs while others sit in folding chairs on the left side.
Date: unknown
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