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Archbishop Athenagoras visits Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 5, 1936
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 Arcadia funds.
Archbishop Athenagoras has lived in New York for the past six years, and on April 5th conducted Palm Sunday services with assistance from Reverend G. Papanagiotou as part of an inspective tour of churches on the West Coast.
Photograph appears with the article, "Archbishop Visits City," Los Angeles Times, 06 Apr 1936: A1.
Standing outside, Athenagoras wears long, plain black robes and a tall black hat and a large piece of jewelry hanging from his chest. His beard goes past his shoulders and he holds a staff in his right fist. Another church official watches him in the background.
Text from negative sleeve: 4667 - Archbishop Athenagoras Arch Deacon Nicodemos Rev. G Papanagioton Greek Orthodox Church officials 4/5/36 [stamped:] Apr 9 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Archbishop Athenagoras of the Greek Orthodox Church in Southland on tour.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Bishops--California--Los Angeles
Athenagoras I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, 1886-1972
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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