Photographs

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Photographs

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The Photographs Collection contains numerous images of religious persons, events, and places relating to the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Catholic Church on a whole.

Items in the Photographs Collection

Our graduates, 1922.
Photograph of 1922 graduating class with Christian Brothers. Mounted on heavy cardboard. Inscription reads "To our beloved Pastor, with the compliments of the Class of 1922."

Graduating class with Christian Brothers.
Photograph of graduating class with Christian Brothers. Mounted on heavy cardboard. Title devised by cataloger.

Cathedral Sanctuary Society, Easter Sunday, 1920.
Photograph of the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul Sanctuary Society on Easter Sunday, 1920. Mounted on heavy cardboard.

Group of priests
Photograph of group of priests in front of Ryan Library at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

Bishop Francis Bible Schulte
Portrait photograph (color) of Bishop Francis Bible Schulte. Photographer unknown.

Bishop Thomas Jerome Welsh
Portrait photograph (color) of Bishop Thomas Jerome Welsh. Photographer unknown.

John Cardinal Krol.
Portrait photograph (color) of John Cardinal Krol. Seated. Housed in folder. Photographer's mark apears below photograph.

John Cardinal Krol
Portrait photograph (color) of John Cardinal Krol. Photographer's stamp appears on verso.

John Cardinal Krol
Portrait photograph (color) of John Cardinal Krol. Seated. Photographer unknown.

John Cardinal Krol
Portrait photograph (color) of John Cardinal Krol. Full length. Housed in folder. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

John Cardinal Krol
Portrait photograph (color) of John Cardinal Krol. Full length. Housed in folder. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Theology Division Seminarians, St. Charles Seminary, 1997-1998.
Color photograph of theology seminarians at St. Charles Seminary. Photograph by Maria Tucker Cusick, 7422 Miller Avenue, Upper Darby, PA 19082. Title taken from verso.

Bishop Dougherty with four of his pioneer band.
Photograph taken in Nueva Segovia, Philippine Islands. Bishop Dougherty with four of his pioneer band. Seated next to him is Bishop MacGinley and on the extreme right is Bishop Carroll. Standing are Bishop Gercke and on his left Bishop McCloskey,…

Dennis Cardinal Dougherty.
Portrait photograph of Dennis Cardinal Dougherty. Autographed to Very Rev. Cletus Benjamin. Dated May 31, 1943. Note inscribed under photo reads: "To V. Rev. Dr. Cletus Benjamin, Vice-Chancellor, as a mark of affectionate good-will & friendship, and…

Catholic Total Abstinence Union.
Photograph of the C.T.A. (Catholic Total Abstinence) Union of St. Michael's Church, Chester, Pa.

First anniversary banquet. St. Michael's Catholic Club held in club headquarters.
Photograph of St. Michael's Catholic Club of St. Michael's Church, Chester, Pa. First Annual Banquet held in Club Headquarters, December 8, 1948.

Graduation, Grammar School. St. Michael's School.
Photograph of St. Michael's Grammar School graduation class (Chester, Pa.), June 9, 1948. Signed in bottom left corner of photo: "Irwin Photo, Chester 2-6416".

Drexel, Francis A.
Hand-painted photograph portrait of Francis A. Drexel. Oval shape. Note on back reads "Presented by Walter G. [i.e., George] Smith". Title taken from verso.

Protest against Mexican gov[ernment]. 1947? Civic Ctr. [i.e., Center] Phila.
Photograph of Cardinal Dougherty on the stage at the protest against the Mexican government. Title taken from verso. Photographer unknown.

Dennis Cardinal Dougherty and a group of priests
Photograph of Dennis Cardinal Dougherty seated with group of clergy. Photographer's stamp reads "Rafael B. Santa Colona, Virtudes 177. Telf. A-1941. Habana". Title devised by cataloger.

Large group of young priests and seminarians, including Dennis J. Dougherty
Group portrait of seminarians, possibly at the North American College in Rome. Dennis J. Dougherty is in the middle of the third row. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

Dennis J. Dougherty
Portrait photograph of Dennis Dougherty as seminarian or young priest. Housed in folder. Signed by Phillips Studio.

Various clerics, including Cardinal Dougherty
Photograph of Cardinal Dougherty with other clerics and large group of people on a flight of stairs. Taken in Philippines. Photographer unknown.

The clergy of the Archdiocese to the Most Reverend Edmond F. Prendergast, D.D., Archbishop of Philadelphia on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee in the priesthood. The Bellevue-Stratford, November 17th, 1915
Photograph of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the Golden Jubilee dinner for Archbishop Edmond Prendergast, November 17, 1915. Mounted on heavy cardboard. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

Anniversary Dinner, 1923-1948, Msgr. C. F. Lawniczak. May 26, 1948, Phila., Pa.
Photograph of Silver Anniversary Dinner in honor of Msgr. Casimir F. Lawniczak, pastor of St. John Cantius Parish (Polish), Philadelphia, Pa. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Foundation Meeting of the Catholic Theological Society of America. Hotel Commodore. June 26, 1946
Photograph of luncheon at meeting of Catholic Theological Society of America in New York. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Victory Mass. Attendance 21,000. Convention Hall. November 1, 1942
Photograph of the Mass for Victory in Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pa. Photographer unknown.

Victory Mass. November 1, 1942, All Saints' Day. Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.
Photograph of the Mass for Victory in Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pa., with a view of the stage and altar. Notes written below photograph read: "D. Card. Dougherty, Abp. of Phila., Presiding. Most Rev. George L. Leech, D.D., Bishop of Harrisburg,…

The Fraternity of Christian Doctrine. The Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute, March 12, 1942
Photograph of a luncheon of The Fraternity of Christian Doctrine at the Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

Dedication of Holy Redeemer Chapel
Photograph of Dennis Cardinal Dougherty arriving at the dedication of Holy Redeemer Chapel for Chinese Catholics, Philadelphia, Pa., October 5, 1941. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

7th National Congress of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine clergy luncheon. Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, Phila., Pa. Nov. 17, 1941
Photograph of clergy luncheon at the annual congress of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

Annual Convention, Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America. Pennsylvania Hotel, August 9, 1939, New York
Photograph of the Annual Convention of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America at the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York City. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Testimonial dinner to Most Reverend Hugh L. Lamb, D.D., V.G., Auxiliary Bishop of Phila. by the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Holy Name Union. Penn Athletic Club, April 22, 1936
Photograph of dinner in honor of Bishop Hugh Lamb at the Penn Athletic Club. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

Farewell dinner tendered to The Most Reverend Ralph Leo Hayes D.D. on the occasion of his departure for the Eternal City, November 16, 1935. The Waldorf-Astoria, November 14, 1935
Photograph of the farewell dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, N.Y. for the Most Rev. Ralph Leo Hayes on the occasion of his departure for Rome. Photographer's stamp appears in bottom right corner.

Philadelphia Archdiocesan protest against the persecution of the Church in Mexico
Photograph of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia meeting in Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pa. to protest the persecution of the Catholic Church in Mexico, February 24, 1935. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Visit of His Eminence Cardinal Dubois and other distinguished guests to Catholic University. Washington, D.C. July 8, 1926
Photograph of Cardinal Louis E. Dubois and other distinguished visitors at Catholic University of America. Photographer's mark appears in upper left corner.

"650th Anniversary Celebration". First Annual Banquet, Philadelphia Diocesan Union of Holy Name Societies. Adelphia Hotel. Jan. 29, 1921
Photograph of First Annual Banquet of Philadelphia Diocesan Union of Holy Name Societies held at the Adelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. Photographer's mark is inscribed in bottom right corner of photograph.

Memorial Mass under the auspices of the Army and Navy Union, celebrated at the Navy Yard, Charlestown, May 21st, 1916
Hand-colored photograph. Latter part of caption reads "Baldacchino and Altar made by A. D. Nardini, Boston, Mass." Photographer unknown.

Third Annual Dinner of Irish Americans [of] M[auch] Chunk. March 17th 1914
Photograph of the Third Annual Dinner of the Irish Americans of Mauch Chunk (Jim Thorpe), Pa. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right quadrant of photograph.

Corner stone laying, St. Anthony's Italian Church, Chester. Oct. 26, 1913
Photograph of clergy presiding over cornerstone laying of St. Anthony's in Chester, Pa.

Dedication of the monument to Commodore John Barry, in Independence Square, Philadelphia, March 16, 1907
Photograph of crowd in front of Commodore John Barry monument in Independence Square at dedication. Note indicating donor below photograph is partially missing. Photographer unknown.

Conference de revision de la Convention de Geneve. Hotel de Ville de Geneve. Juin et Julliet 1906
Photograph of the delegates to the Conference to Revise the Geneva Convention of 1864 relating to the treatment of wounded soldiers and sailors. Held in Geneva, Switzerland, 1906. Includes autographs of the delegates. Printed in bottom right corner:…

Geneva Convention, 1906.
Photograph of some of the delegates to the Conference to Revise the Geneva Convention of 1864 relating to the treatment of wounded soldiers and sailors. Held in Geneva, Switzerland, 1906. Note on verso indicates it was part of the O'Reilly…

Geneva Convention, 1906.
Photograph of the delegates to the Conference to Revise the Geneva Convention of 1864 relating to the treatment of wounded soldiers and sailors. Held in Geneva, Switzerland, 1906. Note on verso indicates it was part of the O'Reilly collection.…

A miracle. Temple Theatre and Egyptian Musee, Philadelphia, Pa., destroyed by fire Monday, Dec. 17, 188[6]
Photograph of wax depiction of the crucifixion. This was the only exhibit remaining after a fire at the Temple Theatre and Egyptian Musee. Printed in bottom left corner of photograph: "Copyright 1887 by Geo. C. Brotherton" (i.e., George Childs…

Portuguese Pavilion at the Centennial Exhibition. July 1876.
Photograph of the Portuguese Pavilion at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pa. July 1876. Note on verso reads "Presented by Walter G. Donaldson, Secretary to the Portuguese Delegation [?] to Miss Eleanor C. Donnelly."

Mary R. and W. Brice Home summer outing for poor children. St. Vincent de Paul Society of Phila.
Photograph of children on steps and porch of the Mary R. and W. Brice Home in Port Kennedy, Pa. (now Upper Merion Township) during summer outing for poor Catholic children. Photographer unknown.

Knights of Columbus Convention. Philadelphia, Pa. May 11th 1915
Photograph of members of the Knights of Columbus on the steps of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, Pa. during the convention of May 11, 1915.

Holy Name Society, St. Edward's. September 28, 1913
Photograph of the members of the Holy Name Society of St. Edward's Parish, Philadelphia, Pa. on the steps of the church, September 23, 1913. Signed by Caywood Photo.

Delegates to the Convention of the Confederation of Catholic Societies. August 1st to the 5th. Atlantic City NJ
Photograph of delegates to the convention of the American Confederation of Catholic Societies in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photographer unknown.