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Officials break ground for new sports center
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 28, 1961 reads, "City officials and community leaders participated Thursday in ground breaking ceremonies for the $460,850 sports center at Sepulveda Dam Park, Encino. The center is scheduled for use in spring, 1962. Taking part in ceremonies are (from left) Mel Pierson, member of the Los Angeles Park and Recreation Commission; Col. William T. Bradley; George Hjelte, general manager of the Park Department; Stanley Fox, member of the Park and Recreation Commission; City Councilman Everett Burkhalter; John Givens, president of the Encino Chamber of Commerce, and Howard Hill, honorary mayor of Encino." The Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area is sometimes referred to as the Sepulveda Dam Park.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hjelte, George
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Hill, Howard,--1899-1975
Sepulveda Dam Sports Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Recreation and Parks
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Recreation and Parks--Employees
Los Angeles Park and Recreation Commission
Encino Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Men--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Archers--United States
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Military uniforms
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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