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Title
Dr. John Matthews, First Radio Church of the World minister, in portrait photo, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 25, 1935
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Related to article, "Duce Talks About Films: Dr. John Matthews Relates Interview With Leader of Italians." Los Angeles Times, 27 Oct. 1935
Dr. John Matthews sits for a portrait photograph. He wears a suit jacket and tie. Matthews, a minister from the First Radio Church of the World, returned from a world tour which included a sit-down interview with Benito Mussolini, prime minister of Italy. Mussolini evidently spoke primarily about his interest in the movie industry during the interview. Matthews sermonized from the radio station, KNX, in Los Angeles. The First Radio Church of the World may be possibly linked to the Radio Church of God, which was founded during the 1930s. This is unconfirmed however. The Radio Church of God eventually became the Worldwide Church of God, which is today known as Grace Communion International.
Handwritten on negative: Dr John Matthews, 10-25-35
Text from negative sleeve: 2561--, Dr John Matthews of KNX, 10-25-35, [stamped:] OCT 20[?] 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9168
ark:/21198/zz002dh60p
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Clergy--California--Los Angeles
Matthews, John
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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