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Elect first woman
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 25, 1958 reads, "Mrs. H.G. Wilkes of 4363 Lemp St., North Hollywood, receives gavel as first woman elected president of North Hollywood First Christian Church, from retiring president, Ray Shorb, right, while Merle E. Fish Jr., minister looks on. Mrs. Wilkes is first woman so honored since church was founded in 1925."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North Hollywood First Christian Church
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)--Clergy
Christians (Disciples of Christ)--California--Los Angeles
Christian women (Disciples of Christ)--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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