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Brooklyn Dodgers spring training: Vero Beach, Florida

Local call number: JJS0007A

 

Title: Brooklyn Dodgers spring training: Vero Beach, Florida

 

Date: March 1949

 

General note: The Brooklyn Dodgers were one of the first major league baseball teams to conduct spring training in Florida, establishing their operations at Vero Beach in 1948.

 

Physical descrip: 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

 

Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection

 

Biography note: Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as The Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," documenting diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. He and his family moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

 

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

 

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/244935

 

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Taken in March 1949