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Title
Children plunge into the reopened pool in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
August 4, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Children of City Flock to Pools," Los Angeles Times, 05 Aug 1934: 16.
Dozens of children are caught on camera diving head first into the water, with others waiting behind them.
Thousands of city children enjoyed an unexpected holiday as the municipal swimming and wading pools reopened for the season after it was closed for a time due to the poliomyelitis epidemic.
Text from newspaper caption: Scene at Griffith Park pool yesterday as Harwood Coffin, director, gave signal that sent first group of bathers into the plunge.
Text from negative sleeve: LOS ANGELES PARKS, GRIFFITH PARK, SWIMMING POOL discolored (try to scan)
Handwritten on negative: Griffith Plunge
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_6121
ark:/21198/zz002cw8ph
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Bathing suits
Children--California--Los Angeles
Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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