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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.

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Collage photograph containing large portrait of Pope Pius IX in the center and surrounded by 46 cameo photos of hierarchy and clergy, mainly associated with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
There are photos of Archbishop Bayley of Baltimore; Bishop…

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Print from Harper's Weekly, January 15, 1876. Print shows the United States as Hamlet standing in front of a public school blocking a member of the Grey Nuns from entering as a teacher. Printed below title: "U.S. (as Hamlet). 'Go they ways to a…

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Print from Harper's Weekly, October 1, 1870. Print shows the Pope and other clergy looking at the United States, ostensibly with plans to conquer it.

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Print from Harper's Weekly, October 12, 1872. Print shows Uncle Sam offering to free an American Catholic priest from the control of the Pope. Printed below title: "U.S. 'Allow me to Sever you from your Foreign Mother (Church). You are as able to…

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Nine pages from a photograph album, seemingly on the topic of the 28th International Eucharistic Congress in Chicago. Includes photographs of the Cathedral of the Holy Name, the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary of the Lake, and Cardinals…

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Photograph of exterior of the Convent of Our Lady of Angels, Glen Riddle (Aston), PA. Photographer unknown.

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Title devised by cataloger. Inscribed in bottom left corner of photograph: "Thompson Photo Co. Poughkeepsie N.Y. No. 2201."

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Title devised by cataloger. Inscribed in bottom right of photograph (but partially cut off): "Thompson P[hoto Co.], Poughkee[psie, NY], #32[-]."

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Cutout of Philadelphia with parishes outlined in black, transparent overlay with parish names typed on slips of paper. Mounted on heavy cardboard. Title devised by cataloger.

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Title devised by cataloger.

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Lithograph of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. This lithograph is different than the others. It does not have the decorative border of the others and the title is arranged differently and in a different typeface. It may be from another series of the…

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Photograph of dinner at The National Council of Catholic Women Annual Convention on October 7, 1931. Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

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Photograph of clergy luncheon at the annual congress of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

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Photograph of the delegates attending the 7th National Congress of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Photographer's mark appears in bottom left corner.

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Architectural drawing of facade for Roman Catholic Cathedral (church name not included). Includes small groundplan.

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Photograph of American College students. Photographer unknown.

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1850 reprint of a 1750 map of Philadelphia and the surrounding area with a view of Independence Hall at the top. Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. Title is partially obscured by a card which is reinforcing a hole punched into…

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A detailed map including Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, depicting the history of Catholic influence in these geographic areas. Additional events, buildings, and historical figures line the edges of the map. The…

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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…

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Print from Harper's Weekly, December 30, 1871. Print shows a Catholic priest (most likely Henry Edward Manning, an English Cardinal) beckoning to an African-American family while hiding shackles labled "Priestly Slavery" behind his back. Printed…

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Framed watercolor painting of Catholic chapel. Includes a key for identifying buildings in the painting. Inscribed in bottom right corner of painting: "Copied from painting of H. Meyers. By L. Corrigan, Feb. 1891." Inscribed below painting: "Painted…

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Oval portrait print of James Roosevelt Bayley, first bishop of Newark, 8th Archbishop of Baltimore. Fragment of paper adhered to bottom of recto reads: "James R. Bayley, D.[D.] [?] Oct. 30th, 1853; promo[?] [?]2; died Oct. 3rd, 1877. [?] Newark"…

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Hand-painted piece with a proclamation in the center addressed to Archbishop Ryan. A portrait of Ryan appears at the top and the text is surrounded by hand-painted pictures of scenes from Ireland, most pertaining to the area around Thurles. There are…

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Photographer's signature appears in bottom right corner and reads "Photo by E. DeSouza, Washington, D.C."

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Newspaper article describing the planning process for the meeting in Philadelphia.

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Elevation drawing and floor plan by the Daprato Statuary Company. Appears to be decorations for a church altar and side altar. No church identified.

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Architectural drawing of altar (church unknown).

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Photograph of the Alumni of the North American College, Rome, at the Vatican for a papal audience, June 13, 1909. It appears like the photograph was taken in front of the American College building. Center is Archbishop Kennedy (Phila.), Rector. Left…

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Family tree repurposed for the American Catholic Historical Society. On the branches are listed the names of the officers of the A.C.H.S. Inscription at bottom says "Executed with a pen by L. Kinsman, Vineland, New Jersey".

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Group photograph of what appears to be the American heriarchy of the Catholic Church. Standing in front of a building (Catholic University?). Title devised by cataloger. Photographer's mark appears on verso.

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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.

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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.

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Photograph of group of men including Archbishop Dougherty, possibly Cardinal Mercier, and others. Photographer unknown. Title devised by cataloger.

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Autographed studio portrait photograph of Archbishop Edmond F. Prendergast of Philadelphia. Signed by S. J. Castuer (?).

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Prendergast. Signed by S. J. Castuer (?) and dated 1914 in bottom left corner.

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Photograph of outdoor service conducted by Archbishop Edmond F. Prendergast. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

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Photograph of Archbishop Prendergast in religious procession. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

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Photograph of Archbishop Prendergast in procession with other clergy. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

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Photograph of Archbishop Prendergast in religious procession with other clergy. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

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Photograph of Archbishop Prendergast in religious procession with two other clergy. Title devised by cataloger. Photographer unknown.

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Photograph of Archbishop Prendergast in procession at cornerstone laying of new St. Veronica's Church on November 4, 1904. Stamped below photograph: "Compliments of the Philadelphia Inquirer". Photographer unknown.

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Religious procession which includes Archbishop Edmond Prendergast (blurred). Photo is labelled on verso as his installation. Does not indicate installation as auxiliary bishop or Archbishop. The procession includes many clerics. Undated.

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Portrait photograph of Most Rev. John Gannon, Bishop of Erie, Pa. Autographed to Msgr. Joseph McGlinn: "Joseph McGlinn, the young Monsignor for whom my esteem and admiration deepens and grows each time I see him. John Mark Gannon, Archbishop-Bishop,…

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Patrick J. Ryan of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Signature in bottom right corner reads "Copyrighted by David O'Hara".

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Patrick J. Ryan of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Photographer unknown.

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Patrick J. Ryan of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Inscribed in bottom left quadrant: "Copyright 1886 by O. B. de M."

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Patrick J. Ryan. Photographer's stamp appears in bottom right corner and reads: "Copyright O. B. de M."

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Prendergast (seated). Note inscribed below photograph reads "Yours faithfully in Christ, E. F. Prendergast, Abp. of Phila." Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

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Portrait photograph of Archbishop Prendergast (seated). Photographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.
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