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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
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