Episcopal church ordination of deacons, 1961
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Snow. Date: 1961-09-07. Reporter: Hinman. Assignment: Episcopal ordination. Men pictured were Thursday ordained deacons in the Protestant Episcopal church, in traditional rites at St. Paul's Cathedral. Their new status was achieved when the Rt. Rev. Francis Eric Bloy, Bishop of Los Angeles, administered the symbolic 'laying on of hands.' Bishop not pictured".