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Title
First Methodist Episcopal Church centennial
Creator
Gordon, John C. (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1947-11-02
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
John C. Gordon Photographic Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A group of people pose in period costumes at the First Methodist Church of San Jose centennial, which took place November 2, 1947.
The San Jose First United Methodist Church was founded in 1847. This church has been named variously First Methodist Church, First Methodist Episcopal Church, First United Methodist Church, depending on various divisions and mergers in the history of the Methodist denomination in the United States. "It has been located in various buildings in the downtown of San Jose, and it has been located at the corner of East Santa Clara Street and Fifth Street since 1910. In 1991 the historic Church structure was destroyed by fire." A new church is being built in its place. From: "First Church Downtown - About our downtown San Jose church," http://www.firstchurchdowntown.org/about/history.html (accessed 10/7/11).
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
8 x 10 in.
Extent
8 x 10 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/gordon/id/2165
Subject
Churches
Group portraits
Methodist churches
Centennial celebrations
Place
San Jose
California
Source
John C. Gordon Photograph Collection
Relation
Series I, Box 2, Folder: Churches - First Methodist Centennial

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