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Nun Sitting in Chair

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Description: A nun is seated in a rocking chair. Note on photograph reads, "This is what I aspire to be".
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Preaches Here

Date: October 12 1930
Description: A smiling woman is posing with an open book (probably a Bible) in one hand, and has her other hand raised. Caption reads: "Preaches Here. A girl evangelist...
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Cantor in City

Date: August 30 1929
Description: A boy is standing and posing wearing a tallit and a kashket, as well as a robe, tie, and wristwatch. Caption reads: "Cantor in City. A 13-year-old cantor w...
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Reverend Richard L. Buege, St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Date: June 17 1965
Description: A man is standing and posing in front of a church altar. He is wearing traditional Lutheran vestments: a stole, crucifix, chasuble, and cassock. He is iden...
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Hotel Room Dedication

Date: September 04 1958
Description: A man wearing a suit and bow tie is standing at a podium, speaking and gesturing with his hands. A lectern scarf is draped over the podium with the word "P...
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Missionary Association of Catholic Women Convention

Date: October 13 1959
Description: Two men in clerical collars (and one wearing a biretta, cross, cassock, and cincture) examining a monstrance held by a woman. Several clerical vestments ar...
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The Norwegian Synod, Pastors and Professors

Date: 1878
Description: Photographic reproduction of a collage of 128 men and four buildings. Collage includes text in Norwegian, with one sentence in English: "Entered according...
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Brother Norbert Karpfinger

Date: June 08 1989
Description: A man is smiling and leaning against a school desk. Caption reads: "Brother Norbert Karpfinger will be leaving Milwaukee."
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Blessing Canned Food

Date: November 28 1957
Description: A man wearing an alb and chasuble is blessing a collection of canned goods on an altar. Caption reads: "Canned food collected for the St. John's Home for A...
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Work Day

Date: May 18 1989
Description: Two boys are sitting and standing next to a four-wheel utility vehicle that is hauling a cart of hay. They are facing a woman standing on the right who is...

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