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Bethlehem Star Parade
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Pictured is a float with a manger scene, sponsored by Congressional Church of the Chimes, Van Nuys, which was one of the entries in the Bethlehem Star Parade, Van Nuys. The side of the float has a banner that reads, "And she brought forth her first-born son and laid him in a manger - Luke 2:7." The annual parade has an all-religious procession of 36 floats entered by churches of the Christian faith from all parts of the Valley. It delineates the life of Christ from the prophecy to the Resurrection. Photograph dated December 10, 1956.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Congressional Church of the Chimes (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bethlehem Star Parade (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Parades--California--Los Angeles--Religious aspects
Parades--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Parade floats--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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