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Protest over church closing
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Opened on July 8th, 1923, this church at 813 S. Hope included a four-story Sunday school building and an auditorium that sat 3,000 visitors. Despite the efforts to protect the structure, it was demolished in 1983.
Photograph caption dated February 7, 1983 reads, "Protesters rally outside landmark First United Methodist Church building downtown."
1 photographic print :b&w ;33 x 26 cm. on sheet 36 x 29 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
First United Methodist Church of Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
Church closures--California--Los Angeles
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Methodist church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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