3300 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Contact: Rod Sprott
Institution Type: Church/Mosque/Synagogue/Temple, Religious Organization
Immanuel Presbyterian Church has corporate minutes; organizational records of governing bodies, committees, and other subgroups; and membership records. In the church's library are publications dealing with the history of the church, which is over one hundred years old and was known as a leader in the neighborhood, the city, and the Presbyterian community during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Immanuel Presbyterian Church is now focusing on being more responsive to the needs of the community and on creating bonds between the church and the surrounding area. For example, the church conducts citizenship classes and participates in various collaborative efforts with other community development organizations and the Wilshire Chamber of Commerce. The congregation presently comprises Hispanics from Central and South America and Mexico, Anglos, Filipinos, Koreans, and African Americans.
Regions Covered: Mid-Wilshire district
Type of Materials: Official Records, Photographs
Time Periods: 1848-1899, 1900-1920, 1921-1949, 1950-1963, 1964-1980, 1981-Present
Sectors of the Population: Religious, Seniors, European Descent, Middle to Upper Income
Catalog System: None. Materials are basically in chronological order.