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Title
Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Allen, Jeff
Date Created and/or Issued
2004
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Exterior view of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church located at 950 East 45th Street in L.A. It is a strong, large stone structure with a unique belfry. The front shows two large octagonal windows above the main entrance, which has several steps leading to four wooden doors. A large sign above these doors reads "Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church" and lists the names of the current pastors, which are illegible as the writing is so small. A gated parking lot can be seen on the left. This particular church has undergone several name changes and has been home to several ethnic groups; verso on photograph says that in 1920 this church was known as First Reformed Presbyterian, in 1930 the name was changed to First Hungarian Reformed, and in 1940 the name was once again changed becoming Japanese Reformed Church. It does not, however, list when it acquired its current name. Photo dated: April 22, 2004.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :col.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00071835
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b84_f4_i18
CARL0000074894
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/120855
Subject
Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Baptist church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Building, Stone--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Bell towers--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection photographs

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