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Color engraving of exterior of Cathedral of Sts. Peter & Paul, Philadelphia, dated 1860, with episcopal residence and seminary on either side. Printed…
The Graphics Collection contains numerous images of religious persons, events, and places relating to the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia…
Learn about two major events for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the end of the 19th century, the consecration and...
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Photograph a seminarian's photo album of the seminarians.
Photograph from a seminarian's photo album of caskets in a mass grave.
Photograph from a seminarian's photo album of seminarians digging graves.