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Title
Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church with fundraising banners, Los Angeles, 1928
Contributor
Allison, David Clark, 1881-1962
Allison, James Edward, 1870-1955
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
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) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church was designed by the architectural firm Allison and Allison Architects. It is located at 4350 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, and is the home of the Wilshire United Methodist Church (10/2012).
Exterior view looking up towards towards the rose window and tower of the Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church. An American flag and other flags are located at the top of the tower and four lines with flags attached extend down from the tower. Banners on the church advertise a fundraising effort to prevent foreclosure, reading: "Save The Tower! $25,000 will do it. Will You Give It?" and "$50,000 Will Save This Church. Have You Given Your Bit for Religion? This Church belongs to Everybody."
Text from negative sleeve: Los Angeles Churches, Wilshire Blvd. Church
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5881
ark:/21198/zz002cw0dh
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Churches--California--Los Angeles
Culture
Religion
Congregational churches--California--Los Angeles
Romanesque revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire United Methodist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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