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Title
Playgrounds honor the late Joseph Lee
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Children of Los Angeles city playgrounds joined with youngsters throughout the nation in honoring the late Joseph Lee, Boston attorney. Lee is considered the "father" of the playgrounds of America because he started the first one fifty-years ago in his home city. This tetherball game at Verdugo playground is typical of the hundreds of play activities open to chidren at the playgrounds, parks, pools, beaches, camps and other facilities of the Los Angeles City Recreation and Park Department. Photo dated: July 28, 1948.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00041190
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1845.
CARL0000044873
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/12673
Subject
Lee, Joseph,--1862-1937
Parks--California--Glendale
Playgrounds--California--Glendale
Tetherball--California--Glendale
Children--California--Glendale
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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