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St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church

Date: 1924
Description: North view of Saint Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, which was designed and built by the Dominican priest Rev. Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli in 1844.
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Re-dedication of St. Raphael's Cathedral

Date: March 10 1955
Description: Re-dedication of St. Raphael's Cathedral. People sitting in pews for a service.
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Saint Raphael's Cathedral

Date: 1955
Description: Elevated view of Saint Raphael's Cathedral, 216 West Main Street, with the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, in the right background and the Pa...
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Corn and Brats on the Grill

Date: June 25 1988
Description: St. Dominic's Catholic Parish members tend the grills at their annual festival.
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Selling Dried Corn At the Municipal Market

Date: 1918
Description: A member of the Dane County Council of Defense Food Board Women's Committee sells dried corn at the farmer's market. Women's organizations sold wheat subst...
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Cardinal Paul Cullen

Date: November 30 1878
Description: Illustration of the late Cardinal Paul Cullen, Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin.
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Going To Mass

Date: July 09 1870
Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.
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Holy Redeemer School Play

Date: May 20 1945
Description: Students play cast in costume on stage at Holy Redeemer Catholic School 140 West Johnson Street.
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Portable Confessional

Date: November 10 1944
Description: Portable confessional, manufactured by Burgess Manning Company, set up in front of the altar at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2119 Rowley Avenue.
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Holy Redeemer School Play Cast on Stage

Date: May 24 1943
Description: Cast of Holy Redeemer School play on stage. Children are standing and kneeling in prayer in front of a shrine containing a student dressed as the Virgin Ma...
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St. Patrick's Church Confirmation Group

Date: June 13 1943
Description: St. Patrick's Catholic Church Confirmation class and priest on the steps of St. Patrick's Churck at 410 East Main Street.
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Father Flad's First Mass

Date: May 20 1942
Description: Father Paul N. Flad faces the congregation during his first Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2119 Rowley Avenue, with priests and altar boys kneeling in p...
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Edgewood High School May Crowning

Date: May 29 1942
Description: Students gathering in front of Edgewood High School, 1000 Edgewood Avenue, waiting for Mass to begin, with May Crowning procession in the foreground.
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Holy Redeemer Church, First Holy Communion

Date: May 17 1942
Description: Group portrait of Holy Communion class, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 140 West Johnson Street.
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Blessed Sacrament Boys' Choir

Date: June 11 1941
Description: Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church boys' choir grouped in front of the altar, with The Reverend James A. McInerney (Father Mac) in their midst. The church i...
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St. Patrick's 8th Grade Graduation

Date: June 12 1941
Description: Group portrait of St. Patrick's eighth grade graduation class, with a priest in front of the altar, 410 East Main Street.
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Portrayal of the Madonna

Date: December 08 1931
Description: A girl posing in costume in her role as the Madonna from a Central High School play.
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Girls Pray

Date: 1950
Description: Two little girls kneel before an altar holding statues and a creche.
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Edgewood May Crowning Mass

Date: May 29 1942
Description: Students and nuns kneeling outside of Edgewood High School, 1000 Edgewood Avenue during the May Crowning Mass.
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Murphys at Vatican

Date: April 08 1950
Description: Robert B.L. Murphy and his wife after reception at the Vatican.

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