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[Baseball Players at Reverchon Park]
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.
[Basketball on Multiple Use Court at Grauwyler Park]
Photograph of a basketball game taking place on the multiple use court, where one can play tennis, volleyball, dance, skate, and other activities. A large plane flies overhead. The total cost of the park is $7,500 including lights.
[Boating Activities on White Rock Lake]
Photograph of boating activities on White Rock Lake. Mini speedboats are lined up on a dock as individuals step inside them.
City of Dallas, Texas Water Consumption 1907-1946
Line graph showing the amount of water consumed in billion gallons per year from 1907-1946; the trend of the graph is positive, meaning the city is consuming more and more water per year.
Dallas Origin and Destination Survey
Survey created by the Texas Highway Department in conjunction with the "City and County of Dallas" concerning the "major external routes of vehicular travel radiating from Dallas." The survey asked drivers where their trip began, which roads they traveled on, and their destination. This report includes tables and maps showing the compiled data and the various traffic movements around the city.
[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 11]
Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business. Indexes start after page 600.
[Damages to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of the Bachman Dam, which is in need of repairs. In the photograph, pieces of concrete laid on a hill are damaged.
[Damages to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of damages to the Bachman Dam. The concrete dam is cracked, with many pieces dislocated and missing. Grass grows between the cracks.
[Dance at Randall Park]
Photograph of several young people dancing while holding hands to form a circle.
[Fingerprint Card for Jack Ruby]
Fingerprint card of Jack Ruby's fingerprints. The fingerprints were taken when Ruby applied to be a dance hall supervisor.
[Fingerprints of Jack Ruby from Application]
Photocopy of Jack Ruby's fingerprints from an application made in June of 1949. The application was for dance hall supervisor.
[Hines Wholesale Produce]
Photograph of parked cars in front of the Dallas Farmer's Market on Canton St.
[Letter from L. B. Houston to M. R. Tillotson, November 9, 1942]
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.
[Map of White Rock Lake]
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.
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas Report 3: Past and Probable Future Population
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes tables and charts showing Dallas' population history and expected growth up until approximately 1970; the report looks at factors that could effect the distribution of population, where the future growth may occur, etc.
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 6: Transportation Facilities, Rail-Air-Highways-Water
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report is broken up into four sections: "Railroad Transportation; Air Transportation; Highway Transportation; Water Transportation," and discusses the existing conditions of each, and proposed plans to improve the transportation system. Also included are maps and a table showing transportation facilities and the "[v]olume and Direction of Passenger and Freight Train Movements - Average Normal Day."
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 8: Land Use
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes tables and charts showing current and future land use as well as current and future zoning districts. According to an "Errata" insert, tables 1, 2, and 3, were made using the "wrong acreage for the Dallas parks...use the revised tables in studying this report."
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 8: Land Use
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes maps and tables showing the existing land uses in Dallas as well as descriptions for each type of land use; one of the maps shows the buildings erected from 1935 to 1939, the other map shows buildings erected from 1940 to 1943. Other sections discuss the existing zone ordinance and the requirements of future land use.
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 9: Zoning
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes discussions on new zoning regulations and various land uses; the report is broken into five parts: "District Regulations; Locations of the Districts; Area of the Proposed Districts; Major Features of Text of the Proposed Ordinance; Administration of the Ordinance."
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 10: Housing
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes findings on the existing housing in Dallas, the minimum standards for the housing, and a "Proposed Comprehensive Housing Plan for Dallas." Also included are maps and tables exhibiting the housing areas and population statistics in certain housing areas.
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 11: Public Buildings
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes information regarding public buildings in the Dallas, Texas and the development of future buildings; the maps show plans for the development of a municipal center, and street improvements.
The Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 14: A Preliminary Report Upon a Capital Expenditure Program
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes details concerning a capital expenditure program, such as the allocation of funds, selection of projects and a "[p]roposed 25 Year Program of General Fund Public Improvements. The second part of the report details an improvement program for the water and sanitary sewer systems. The appendix at the end of the report includes 17 tables providing empirical data about the proposed plans.
A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas: Water and Sanitary Sewer Utilities
Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes graphs, charts, and maps concerning the development of an improved water and sanitary sewer system; at the back of the report there are maps showing predicted urban development and the Dallas water distribution system.
[Missed Phone Call Message to Major Wood]
Phone message given to Major Wood with the box checked to call Mr. Ford.
[Needed Repairs to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of the Bachman Dam, which is in need of repairs. In the photograph, pieces of concrete from the dam have been dislocated. Grass rises up from the space where the missing pieces were.
An Outline of the Dallas Master Plan
Outline of the Dallas Master Plan compiled by the Dallas City Plan Commission discussing the fourteen previous reports made by Harland Bartholomew. The report also contains maps showing the city's streets, water distribution, parks, etc. Included in the back is a handwritten list made by Mayor J. Woodall Rodgers listing members of the various boards and committees involved in the planning.
[Parked Cars in Front of Dallas Farmer's Market]
Photograph of parked cars in front of the Dallas Farmer's Market. Wooden crates of produce are stacked underneath an awning.
[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]
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.
[Photograph of a Bowling Game in Reverchon Park]
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.
[Photograph of a Boys Orchestra]
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.
[Photograph of a Building Being Constructed at Tietze Park]
Photograph of a building being constructed at Tietze Park. The building is made of stone, and many of the stones are visible in the foreground of the image.
[Photograph of a Building Being Constructed at Tietze Park]
Photograph of a building being constructed at Tietze Park. The building is made of stone, and many of the stones are visible in the foreground of the image. Three men are visible working on the building.
[Photograph of a Construction Crane]
Photograph of a crane near a pile of dirt with a horse-drawn wagon next to it.
[Photograph of a Croquet Game in Reverchon Park]
Photograph of two croquet games being played in Reverchon Park. A group of children are seated watching the players.
[Photograph of a Girl Playing Softball in Reverchon Park]
Photograph of a young girl playing softball in Reverchon Park. She is getting ready to catch the ball using a mitt. People are playing other games in the background.
[Photograph of an Empty Pool Tietze Park]
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.
[Photograph of Boys Playing Football in Exline Park]
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.
[Photograph of Boys Playing Football in Exline Park]
Photograph of three boys playing football in Exline Park. The youngest of the boys has missed catching the ball. A swing-set is in the background.
[Photograph of Boys Playing Football in Exline Park]
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.
[Photograph of Bus at 6th and Marsalis in Dallas]
Photograph of a bus at the corner of 6th and Marsalis Streets in Dallas, Texas. The route posted on the bus is "22 - Beckley."
[Photograph of Children Playing with a Phylon Swing in Exline Park]
Photograph of five children playing with a phylon swing in Exline Park. A pile of school bags are in the foreground.
[Photograph of Girls Playing Softball in Reverchon Park]
Photograph of two young girls playing softball in Reverchon Park. The girl on the left is swinging the bat, and the girl on the right is watching the game. People are sitting on park benches in the background.
[Photograph of Girls Playing Softball in Reverchon Park]
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.
[Photograph of Homer Street]
Photograph of Homer Street between Willis and Miller Streets in a neighborhood in Dallas, Texas.
[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Driveway]
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.
[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate View of White Rock Lake]
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.
[Photograph of Winfrey Point Building Interior]
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."
[Relay races at Reverchon Park]
Photograph of relay races during the Joseph Lee events at Reverchon Park. In the photograph, individuals participate in a three legged race.
[Rose Garden at Lake Cliff Park]
Photograph of vines growing on iron bars in front of a pool and two buildings.
[Sack Relay Race]
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.