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.
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Clergy--California--Los Angeles Crucifixes Families--Russian-American--California--Los Angeles Popoff, Claudia, 1901-1998 Popoff, Peter I., b. 1875 Popoff, Olga, b. 1907 Popoff, Julia, 1883-1942