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1956 - DeBell Golf Course Groundbreaking
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Burbank Public Library
Burbank Parks and Recreation
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Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
View from the audience at the DeBell golf course groundbreaking July 24,1956. The DeBell Golf Course was built on 100 acres of land in Wildwood and Stough Canyons donated in 1954 to the city of Burbank by developer Joseph A. DeBell. Construction costs ran $1.6 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Nine holes of the course opened on December 22, 1958 and the official opening of the 18-hole DeBell Golf Club was held on Tuesday, June 16, 1959. From notes on photo: “Man far left with glasses is Edgar Friedrich Assistant City Manager. Golf course groundbreaking 1956.”
nonprojected graphic
8 x 10 b&w print
local: cco00587
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Parks and Recreation--Park facilities--Golf courses--Crowds--Construction--1950s
City Clerk's Office

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