Photograph of the Groundbreaking of the Worthington Pool


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Photograph of the Groundbreaking of the Worthington Pool is a picture, with genre photograph.

It was created on Thursday, June 3, 1954.

A. V. Shirk is the Photographer.

This black and white image is identified by the photographer A. V. Shirk as the groundbreaking for the Worthington Pool. According to the "Columbus Dispatch," the event took place June 3, 1954. The three individuals have not been identified, but they may include Dow Nelson, pool manager and Worthington High School football coach, and Vernon Holderman, a local construction contractor whose company, V. N. Holderman & Sons, built the pool. The site sits on high ground to the west of the high school, just north of Dublin-Granville Road and east of the Olentangy River.

The completed swimming pool opened August 15, 1954.

Photographer Albin Vinyard Shirk, commonly known as A.V., grew up in Colonial Hills and graduated from Worthington High School in 1956.

It covers the topics pools, construction and swimming.

It features the organizations Worthington Pools and Swiminc.

It covers the city Worthington.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0371.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 14, 2022.