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Title
Theosophy Hall, exterior
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Allen, Jeff
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 2005]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Theosophy is a doctrine of religious philosophy and metaphysics, which originated with Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. In 1875, Blavatsky, along with Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge and a few others, founded the Theosophical Society in New York City. Theosophy teaches that what is known as human is actually a Spiritual Nature classically called the "Monad", or Higher Self, and that all individual beings, regardless of the kingdom in which they exist (human, animal, vegetable or mineral), are involved in an inextricably interconnected single life. The Theosophical Society was strongest in the 1920s, with around 7,000 members in the United States.
View of the Theosophy Hall, an unassuming white 2-story building on the corner of 33rd and Grand Ave. The main entrance appears to be on the left side of the building (barely visible between the trees), with an arched side entrance along the right of the building. A large, brown sign sits atop the building.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :col. ;11 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00075726
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b84_f4_i48
CARL0000079496
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/120739
Subject
Theosophy Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Buildings--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection photographs

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