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Photograph of students of West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys, together with members of the faculty, in front of the Transfiguration…
Irish-American newspaper published in Boston, Buffalo, and New York between 1850 and 1855.
Explore the story of the mass meeting in Philadelphia organized by the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia to protest...
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Letter to Reverend Francis P. McDonald from Cardinal Dougherty about the suppression of St. Brendan’s Parish.
Correspondence between Cardinal Dougherty and Reverend Francis P. McDonald about the running of St. Brendan parish.
Letter to Cardinal Dougherty from Reverend Francis P. McDonald, acknowledging his appointment to St. Brendan parish.