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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction. 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 Barbara with her mother Elizabeth outside Angelus Temple at Glendale Boulevard and Park Avenue in Echo Park. Elizabeth met her husband Harvey at the church, and Barbara was an orange juice girl for Aimee Semple McPherson.
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 16 cm. Photographic prints
Angelus Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.) International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Mother and child--California--Los Angeles Church buildings--California--Echo Park (Los Angeles) Pentecostal churches--United States Echo Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs