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Title
Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple service
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Contributor
Shades of L.A. is an archive of photographs representing the contemporary and historic diversity of families in Los Angeles. Images were chosen from family albums and include daily life, social organizations, work, personal and holiday celebrations, and migration and immigration activities. Made possible and accessible through the generous support of the Security Pacific National Bank, Sunlaw Cogeneration Partners, Photo Friends, California Council for the Humanities, the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1931
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/orderinguse.html for additional information.
The contents of this collection are restricted to personal, research, and non-commercial use. The Library cannot share the personal and/or contact information of the donors, their descendants, or associates who contributed photographs and oral histories to the collection.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.
Congregants gather for a service at the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to commemorate the elevation of the temple to Betsuin status. The temple was the first in the mainland United States to reach this special status which recognized it as a major temple of this branch of Buddhism. This image represents the middle of a panoramic image. See S-006-337A, C and D for the left and right sides of the image.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 24 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00004197
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Japanese American Community
S-006-337B 120
CARL0005003260
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80337
Subject
Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin
Buddhist temples--California--Los Angeles
Japanese--Clothing
Paper lanterns--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Japanese American photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1931-1940
Source
Munekata, Ryo.

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