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Ground breaking service in Encino
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 June 29, 1954 reads, "Members of the St. Paul's Methodist Church, 5259 Newcastle Ave., Encino, gathered to join in groundbreaking services for new church building to be constructed soon. Shown turning first shovelfuls of earth at site are, left to right, Dr. Frank S. Williams, Board of Missions and Church Extension executive secretary; the Rev. Jarvis P. Brown, pastor; A. S. Peters, San Fernando Valley Methodist Union; Mac Beeman, youngest church member, seven years; Charles W. Collins, oldest church member, 76 years; Edward Frick, brother of architect for chapel; Russell Burriss, chairman of building committee."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
St. Paul's Methodist Church (Encino, Los Angeles, Calif.)
St. Paul's Methodist Church (Encino, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Clergy
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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