[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10024]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Everyone gets into the act as ground is broken for a new Calvary Temple. With short shovel dug in, members grab hold of rope to trun the first dirt. Even in there days of mushrooming church growth, Calvary Temple Assembly of God is stacking up an enviable record. Though it is just six months old this week, it's entirely self-supporting, has set an attendance quarters will handle and expects a big jump in the next three months after its first building is completed. Work started Monday on the … continued below

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Albright, Bob February 13, 1955.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Everyone gets into the act as ground is broken for a new Calvary Temple. With short shovel dug in, members grab hold of rope to trun the first dirt. Even in there days of mushrooming church growth, Calvary Temple Assembly of God is stacking up an enviable record. Though it is just six months old this week, it's entirely self-supporting, has set an attendance quarters will handle and expects a big jump in the next three months after its first building is completed. Work started Monday on the 7,200-square-foot first unit of the church planned at SW 44 and McKinley. Costing about $75,000, it will be finished in three months and will provide space in a temporary auditorium to seat 375."

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PublishDate: T-2-16-55

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 16, 1955

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  • February 13, 1955

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Albright, Bob. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10024], photograph, February 13, 1955; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1697916/: accessed April 13, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.