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Title
1940s - Olive Park Wading Pool
Contributor
(Photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1945
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank Parks and Recreation
Rights Information
Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Description
The wading pool at the Olive Recreation Center opened on Wednesday, August 8, 1945. According to the Los Angeles Times, the pool was completed and opened in August though the rest of the park had yet to be completed due to a wartime lack of materials. This photo likely dates from the brief time after the pool had opened yet before the grass was planted that fall. From notes on photo: “Olive Park -- Wading pool in the 40’s.”
Type
image
Format
nonprojected graphic
8" x 10" b&w photo
Identifier
islandora:264
local: cco00217
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Parks and Recreation--Sports--Swimming--Wading Pools--Park Facilities--Urban Parks--Olive Park--George Izay Park--1940s

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