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Title
Bishop Asaiah talks with police and reporters outside the ruins of the headquarters of the Fountain of the World religious collective. A. 1958
Date Created and/or Issued
December 11, 1958
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3005
Description
The building was destroyed after a bombing at the house in Box Canyon, near Chatsworth and Simi Valley.
Image that accompanies captions in print is 114115j-2
Daily Mirror caption: BISHOP ASAIAH TELLS OF TRAGEDY THAT STRUCK MONASTERY - Taking charge after explosion he said: "Venta will return and be resurrected."
LA Times caption: TELLS TRAGEDY - Bishop Asaiah, in charge after explosion took life of Krishna Venta, spiritual leader of the religious colony, talks with reporters at the site. "Venta will return," he told his followers, "and be resurrected."
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
b367_114115j-1
ark:/21198/zz0014085t
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Religion
Police--California--Ventura County
Cults--California--Ventura County
Automobiles--United States--1950-1960
Bombings--California
Bishops
Reporters and reporting--California
People
Disaster
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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