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Painting 1
Photo 1
Photo 2
Drawing 1
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Visual Evidence

Photo 3: Theresa Doolittle (swimming pool) at Old Ranch. [Photo 3] with link to larger version of photo.
(Special Collections, UNLV Libraries, Alice Doolittle Collections, 0018-0011)

Capitalizing on the water source, an entrepreneur named Harry Beale opened a public resort at the ranch. The ranch became an unofficial park for the town, offering tent cabins for tourists and a primitive swimming pool.

Questions for Photo 3

1. What time period do you think this photo represents? If needed refer to Reading 2 and Drawing 1.

2. Why do you think a pool was such an attraction? How was the pool created? If needed, refer to Reading 2. Where is it in relation to the fort? If needed, refer to Drawing 1.

* The image on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 3, but be aware that the file will take as much as 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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