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Title
Bixby Park, open air theatre and amusement center
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
A small group of people occupy the benches in front of the open-air theater at Bixby Park in Long Beach. A pole by the stage holds several loudspeakers pointing in a semicircle towards the benches. The theater building is partly obscured by the surrounding trees. Bixby Park is at 130 Cherry Avenue, in Long Beach. March 23, 1937.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 25 cm. on board 20 x 25 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00077277
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 591 4x5
CARL0000080808
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2452
Subject
Parks--California--Long Beach
Recreation centers--California--Long Beach
Open-air theaters--California--Long Beach
Loudspeakers--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Bixby Park (Long Beach, Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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