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Crowd gathers at a train station to either welcome or bid farewell to Aimee Semple McPherson, Los Angeles, about 1926
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa 1926]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The train station's tracks and platform area stretch across the foreground. They are viewed from a slightly elevated perspective. As the platform and tracks stretch back, crowds of people gather and mill about in the mid-ground. A overpass stretches over the tracks and across the image. It is lined by people. A street car travels along it at center. At right, a train enters frame and passes beneath the overpass. The crowd thickens beneath the left side of the overpass. Two men are barely visible standing above and addressing the crowd. Buildings stand in the background at left. Signage on the buildings reads, "NATIONAL ICE & COLD STORAGE CO.," and "101 E. 1st ST. ACME BEDDIN[G] MFRS. & JOBBERS Comforters Blue Bird."
Possibly related to the article, "Throng Welcomes Beloved Religious Leader Back: CROWDS GREET EVANGELIST Angelus Temple Pastor Returns from Three-Months Tour of Europe and Holy Lands," Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 1926: 3
This photograph is very similar to another one of crowd captioned "Aimee Semple McPherson Home Again Photograph shows crowd at station to welcome evangelist. Inset--Mrs. McPherson. [P. & A. Photos]," Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 1926: 3
Handwritten on negative: Crowd bidding farewell to Aimee McPherson
Handwritten text from negative sleeve: McPherson, Aimee Semple return from Douglas
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Arrivals & departures--American--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
McPherson, Aimee Semple, 1890-1944
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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