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Revered Peter I. Popoff, Olga Popoff, Julia Popoff, and Claudia Popoff gather for the patriarch's transfer to a new church, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 7, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Greek Catholics Give Priest Welcome Today," Los Angeles Times, 08 Sep 1935: 5.
Reverend Peter Popoff is to take charge of the Greek Catholic Church at 636 Micheltorena Street. Rev. Popoff transferred from St. Nicholas Church in Long Island. He is a native of Russia but has only officiated as a priest in America, having come to this country in 1895.
Reverend Popoff sits in a chair with his wife and two daughters standing behind him. Olga and Claudia rest a hand on each of his shoulders.
Handwritten on negative: L2R Olga Popoff x Mrs Peter Popoff x Claudia Popoff x Rev Peter Popoff seated 9/7/35
Text from negative sleeve: 2019 - Olga Popoff Peter Popoff, Rev. Mrs " " Claudia Popoff Takes over Russian Church 9-7-35 [stamped:] Sep 13 1935
Text from newspaper caption: Very Rev. Peter Popoff, who takes charge of the Greek Catholic Church, 636 Micheltorena street today, and family are to be guests at a luncheon and reception this afternoon. Standing behind Father Popoff, are, left to right, Miss Olga Popoff, Mrs. Popoff and Miss Claudea Popoff.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Clergy--California--Los Angeles
Families--Russian-American--California--Los Angeles
Popoff, Claudia, 1901-1998
Popoff, Peter I., b. 1875
Popoff, Olga, b. 1907
Popoff, Julia, 1883-1942
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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