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...___________ Q: How can I discover what materials are in CHRC’s collection? A: Researchers are encouraged to peruse the website for summaries of information about the various collections and materials held by the CHRC. Information about a significant portion of the printed materials in the collection can be found by

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Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

...ntent/uploads/2016/09/BASILICA-BACKGROUNDER-2016.pdf; “CPI Inflation Calculator,” Bureau of Labor Statistics, https://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl?cost1=400.00&year1=191301&year2=201709. [2] Thomas Tweed, America's Church: The National Shrine and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 45. [3] Ibid., 25. [4] Ibid., 24. [5] “Architecture,” Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, h...

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The Church and Labor

...n was active in labor relations, working on a number of occasions as a mediator between management and labor unions to bring about peace resolutions. In a 1953 Labor Day speech, John Cardinal O’Hara rejoiced in the work that had been done to restore the dignity of labor. However, he

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...me period. Born in Dublin in December of 1797, Kenrick first came to America after completing his clerical studies in Rome in 1821 and served as a professor of theology and history in Kentucky for the next nine years. The early years of Kenrick’s time in Philadelphia were not without

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