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Title
Hongwanji Temple, Little Tokyo
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
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
Entrance of the Hongwanji Japanese Buddhist temple, located at Central Avenue and First Street in Little Tokyo. Japanese lanterns, some of which depict American and Japanese flags side by side, hang outside the temple's entrance. The temple's history in Los Angeles goes back to 1905, when it was known as the Southern California Buddhist Church. Dated May 4, 1939.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00072745
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 5066 4x5
CARL0000076063
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3068
Subject
Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin
Buddhist temples--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Lanterns--California--Los Angeles
Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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