Digitizing the Halvey Photograph Collection, Step One

Halvey's award winning photo of Mother Teresa at Philadelphia’s Eucharistic Congress, 1976 As a volunteer at PAHRC, I’ve been most excited about beginning the process of reformatting the Robert and Teresa Halvey Photograph Collection. Currently in the inventory cataloging stages, the ultimate goal is to digitize the entire collection and

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The Immaculata Mighty Macs

As a volunteer at PAHRC, I have spent a lot of time cataloging and doing inventory for various collections, one of which is the Robert and Teresa Halvey Photograph Collection, which we hope to digitize soon.  Among these photographs, I've come across many images of sporting events and teams, including

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Black Catholic periodicals

Thanks to our volunteer Andy Staszkiw for his help with this post. PAHRC’s significant collection of periodicals includes newspapers and journals related to black Catholics. Among these are the earliest newspapers published by and for the black Catholic community. These newspapers also covered issues relating to the African American community

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James Buchanan materials at the Archdiocesan Archives?

Some of the materials that the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center has in its collection has very little, or perhaps nothing, to do with diocesan history, or more broadly, the history of Catholicism in the U.S. PAHRC's collection not only includes the archives of the Philadelphia Archdiocese, but also the

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