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Title
Gilmore Stadium, view 2
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1934
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Built by Earl Gilmore, Gilmore Stadium opened in May 1934 and was demolished in 1952. The first professional football team in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Bulldogs played at Gilmore. Before the neighboring Gilmore Field opened in 1939, the Hollywood Stars, a Pacific Coast League baseball team used Gilmore Stadium for their home games.
Image depicts Gilmore Stadium, located east of Fairfax Avenue between Beverly Boulevard and 3rd Street, only a few months after it opened. Part of the midget car track used for races is present in the center of the image and a glimpse of the Fairfax neighborhood is visible in the background on the left. Photograph dated August 17, 1934.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00075831
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Stadiums-Gilmore Stadium and Hollywood Ball Park; N-002-571.2 8x10
CARL0000078934
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/111147
Subject
Gilmore Stadium (Fairfax, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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