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Title
Ontario, 4th Street and Grove Avenue, looking south
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
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.
Jay Littleton Ballpark, formerly known as John Galvin and Ontario Ballpark, is located on the south side of the 10 Freeway at the corner of 4th and Grove in Ontario. This antique wooden stadium with covered grandstand was built in 1935 at a cost of $20,000 with a seating capacity of 2,500. The home teams have included the California Angels (Pacific Coast League - Spring Training) 1937-1942; Ontario Orioles (Sunset League) 1947; and Chaffey High School - present. Due to its 'old-time' stadium appearance, it has been used as a set for "The Babe", "A League of Their Own" and "The X-Files".
Aerial view of the Ontario area, with the San Bernardino Freeway (10) running diagonally from the bottom right corner to the lower left; view is facing south. The Jay Littleton Ballpark is visible at lower middle; Grove Avenue runs vertically on the right and 4th Street runs horizontally at forefront. The area is very sparse with small clusters of neighborhoods. Photograph was taken for Winter Mortgage Company. Photograph dated May 4, 1957.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00096425
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 367-5
CARL0005074345
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6065
Subject
Jay Littleton Ballpark (Ontario, Calif.)
Express highways--California, Southern
Baseball fields--California--Ontario
Dwellings--California--Ontario
Streets--California--Ontario
Parks--California--Ontario
Ontario (Calif.)--Aerial views
Ontario (Calif.)
Interstate 10
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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