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A shovel--a playground
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated March 15, 1962 reads "Children will be soon using play shovels where three adults Wednesday used a big one to break ground for the Chatsworth Playground, $245,000 project development at 22300 Chatsworth St. Wielding the shovel are, from left, Tom Shepard, West Valley councilman; George Hjelte, general manager, Recreation and Parks Department, and Max English, president, Chatsworth Chamber of Commerce. A children's play area, a bridle trail, baseball and softball diamonds, and a picnic area are being constructed."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Shepard, Thomas D
Hjelte, George
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Recreation and Parks--Officials and employees
Chatsworth Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles)
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles)
Chatsworth Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Chatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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