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Title
Need for playground at Basilone
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Roscoe was renamed Sun Valley in 1948 and the Basilone Homes project was demolished in the late-1950s.
Photograph dated March 22, 1948 shows children playing in the area near the administration building, one of the few safe places for children on the grounds of the Basilone Housing Project in Roscoe (later Sun Valley). Basilone has a lack of adequate playgrounds for the more than 1,000 children that live in the housing project. The children often make do with playing in unsanitary and often dangerous conditions.; See images #00115236 through #00115239 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00115239
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d016_f33_i21
CARL0005309906
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/49069
Subject
Basilone Homes Housing Project (Sun Valley, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Public housing--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Children--California--Los Angeles
Lawns--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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