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Secretaries view "Holy Grail" replica
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 caption dated April 7, 1960 reads "Ralph H. Head, right, president of Pierce Brothers Mortuaries, points out details of replica of Great Chalice of Antioch, believed by many to be chalice which Christ used at Last Supper when He instituted Sacrament of Holy Communion. In original, ornately carved goblet-shaped chalice contained simple inner cup believed to be 'Holy Grail' for which Christian crusaders searched. Chalice replica was displayed at dinner meeting of Valley Chapter of Executives' Secretaries, Inc., held at Queen's Arms, Encino. With Head are Maria Schmidt, center, president of secretaries' groups, and Bettie Raymond, Pierce Brothers secretary."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Executives' Secretaries, Inc.--San Fernando Valley Chapter--Presidents
Queens Arms Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pierce Brothers Mortuary--Presidents
Pierce Brothers Mortuary--Employees
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Secretaries--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Chalices--California--Los Angeles
Pedestals--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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