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Park swimming pool
Park swimming pool
TitlePark swimming pool
DescriptionFrom text: "Under an act passed by the legislature May 14, 1903, the South Park commissioners were authorized to issue bonds to the extent of one million dollars for the purpose and creation of small parks or playgrounds in the South Park district. There will also be in each of the playgrounds a swimming tank or pool varying in size from 80x50 to 150x75. This pool will be enclosed by the large building which will be erected in each of the playgrounds. This building will have all the sanitary accommodations required by the playground, suitable shower and other baths, dressing rooms for those using the tank and lockers and dressing rooms for both men and women and boys and girls using the gymnasium. It will also have a large room that will be used as an indoor gymnasium during the winter. Kindergarten provision will also be made in this building..."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameChicago Park District (Ill.)
SubjectSwimming pools
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleThe Commons : a monthly record devoted to aspects of life and labor from the social settlement point of view.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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