Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithograph Collection

...fire. This appears to have ended the firm, although Packard and Partridge continued to work together until 1893. The church lithograph collection contains images of churches from Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,

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American Federation of Catholic Societies

...and after the war, the newly formed National Catholic Welfare Conference continued to take the lead. In 1923, the head of the Philadelphia branch wrote to Cardinal Dougherty to ask if the AFCS should be dissolved in favor of the NCWC.[14] Dougherty believed that the Federation should continue as it

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Philadelphia’s First Bishop

...” echoed through the city. Bishop Egan’s weakened physical state may have contributed to some of the administrative problems he encountered during his years in Philadelphia. The growing debt at Saint Mary’s prompted the lay trustees to suggest decreasing the number of priests serving the congregation, as well as reducing

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Archbishop Ryan

...s also active in expanding ministry work for the marginalized. He opened a number of institutions, including, St. Joseph’s House for Homeless Industrious Boys and the Philadelphia Protectory for Boys (now St. Gabriel’s Hall) in 1888 and 1895, respectively.[10] Ryan was also active in labor relations, working on a number

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