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Title
Boys playing basketball at a Los Angeles park, ca.1940
Creator
Whittington, Dick
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of boys playing basketball at a Los Angeles park, ca.1940. To the left of center, four boys appear engaged in a game of basketball while two boys in the center appear to be engrossed in a ball that is rolling away. To the right of center, a group of five children play some sort of paddle game over a low hanging net while an adult on the left supervises. In the background, children are visible around the park. A lightly colored building sits above the children with an American flag on a pole to the right. A mountain is visible to the left in the background.
Photoprint reads "Outdoor play is enjoyed by children the year around at municipal playgrounds and recreation centers operated by the Los Angeles Playground and Recreation Department. Here is a typical playground where, summer or winter, children enjoy healthful, wholesome recreational activities, under excellent supervision".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
13 x 18 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m21035
USC-4-1-1-10989 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-46599
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m21035
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-46599.jpg
Subject
Basketball
Boys
Parks
Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department
Recreation--General
Sports facilities
Time Period
circa 1940
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
46599 [Accession number]
84-1-368 [Microfiche number]
CHS-46599 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m15009
Provenance
Dick Whittington Photography

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