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Cross retrieved at Long Beach
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
Photograph caption dated January 9, 1961 reads, "Angelo Corallis, 21, 6037 Hazlehurst Pl., North Hollywood, receives special blessing from the Right Rev. Bishop Demetrios, as he returns cross from the ocean at Rainbow Pier in Long Beach during Greek Orthodox Church rites commemorating the baptism of Christ. Corallis is a student at Valley College. Cross is thrown into ocean as part of annual ceremony."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Orthodox Eastern Church
Orthodox Eastern Church--Clergy
Lost architecture--California--Long Beach
Young men--California--Long Beach
Piers--California--Long Beach
Robes--California--Long Beach
Clergy--California--Long Beach
Women--California--Long Beach
Men--California--Long Beach
Posture in worship
Rainbow Pier (Long Beach, Calif.)
Long Beach (Calif.)
Pacific Ocean
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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