View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS0183B

Year

  • Not before 1947

Series Title

General Note

  • Field built in 1947, later became Al Lang Stadium in 1977. Served as the spring training home of several different Major League Baseball teams and the regular season home of several Florida State League minor league teams.

Rights

    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," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Not before 1947. Color transparency, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245084>, accessed 11 December 2017.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. View showing a baseball game in progress at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Not before 1947. Color transparency. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 11 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245084>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)