Skip to main content

Image / Angelus Temple, exterior

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Angelus Temple, exterior
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Burt, Burton O
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944), Canadian-born evangelist in the 1920s and 1930s, founded of the Pentecostal Foursquare Church in 1927. Angelus Temple, which was dedicated on January 1, 1923, served as McPherson's religious base until her accidental death in 1944. The temple, still the headquarters of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, was later added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, Building No. 92001875.
Exterior view of Aimee Semple McPherson's Angelus Temple on Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park on April 27, 1939. Two KFSG radio towers are seen on the roof, for her radio broadcasting program, the "FSG" being for Four-Square Gospel.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 5076 4x5
Angelus Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.)
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
KFSG (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Church buildings--California--Echo Park (Los Angeles)
Radio broadcasting--California--Los Angeles
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
Glendale Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Echo Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
McPherson, Aimee Semple,1890-1944

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: