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Title
Evangelical Luthern Church
Contributor
Hepting, Eugene Walter, 1895-1971
Date Created and/or Issued
[193-?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1152.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. A, leaf 36.
Oval photograph mounted on dark rectangular paper; corner view of the church with tower located at the corner; tall stepple crowns the tower; entrance on the right, crowned by triangular pediment; tower obscrues front of the church; on left behind tower is side with 4 rectangular windows on 1st and 4 visible arched windows on 2nd floor; tree branches reach into photo on the left.
Walter Hepting was born in Sacramento (father was from Switzerland, mother from Germany). Worked for the State Treasurer's Office. Was amateur historian, collected old photographs and images of Sacramento.
"Rev. Matthias Goethe, Pastor; The first steps taken to organize a Lutheran Society in Sacramento was taken as early as 1865. ...160 x 160 feet was purchased for $4500.00 at the Northeast corner of 12th & Kay streets, a church and school was erected there in the year 1873.Church, size 75x142feet, 38 feet high and at the southwest corner is a tower 136 feet in height. The building was of Roman-Doric style of architecture - erected by A.A. Cook.....This church was torn down in 1911.
Reproduction of original from 1800's (?)
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 11 x 9 1/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001393414CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6779
Language
English
Subject
Lutheran churches--California--Sacramento
Steeples
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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