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Steven Butler at White Rock Lake with grandsonI am a private citizen who has no official connection with the City of Dallas Park & Recreation Department or any other organization associated with, or located at, White Rock Lake Park. The site, provided as a free public service, receives no financial support from any entity, commerical or otherwise, and contains no paid advertising. The site's only purposes are to entertain, inform, and educate. Some merchandise is sold but this is primarily to raise funds to help cover the costs of maintaining this site.

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"Thank Yous" and Acknowledgements

Although neither the City of Dallas nor any of the groups with an interest in White Rock Lake have any official connection with this web site, there are several people that I would like to acknowledge, with grateful thanks, for their advice, research assistance, cooperation, and/or encouragement. They include (in alphabetical order):

  • Richard Casey, FTLOTL
  • Jay Firsching, Architexas
  • David Fisher, Manager, Bath House Cultural Center
  • Eliot Greene, son of the late A. C. Greene and fellow WRLP Historian
  • Retta Hanie, Publisher, The White Rocker
  • Mike Hazel, Editor, Legacies: A Journal of History for Dallas and North Central Texas
  • Doug Kerr, FTLOTL
  • Kurt Kresinger, Community Activist
  • John McCutcheon, Folk Singer
  • Maria Richards, FTLOTL
  • Rachel Roberts, Archivist, Dallas Historical Society
  • David Robertson, Operations Manager, Dallas Water Utilities
  • Sally Rodriguez, Dallas Park & Recreation Dept.
  • Kathy Mays Smith, Author
  • O'Neal Springer, former CCC enrollee
  • John Slate, Archivist, City of Dallas
  • Mike Stovall, FTLOTL
  • Steve Tompkins, FTLOTL
  • Marci Winter, FTLOTL
  • Randall Winter, FTLOTL
  • Willis Winters, Dallas Park & Recreation Dept.

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