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Benedict Club: A Home Away From Home

...from home.[17] [1] May We Tell You About Benedict Hall, MC78_80.843 [2] “Pontiff Sends Blessing to Benedict Service Club,” Catholic Standard and Times, 07/12/1919 [3] Benedict Hall Yearbook 1938, , MC78_80.843 [4] Letter to Cardinal Dougherty from Walter Hoving, President of the USO, 04/23/1941, MC78_80.8310 [5] Letter to David William

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Dougherty’s Movie Boycott

...d therefore it was immoral to visit such places.[7] Nevertheless, support continued to wane so much so that by 1938 people would write to Dougherty asking if the boycott was still in effect since they heard so little about it and local priests were giving conflicting instructions.[8] In fact, Dougherty

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Redpath’s Illustrated Weekly: a rare find

...shortened further to Redpath’s Weekly. This reflected the reduction in the number of illustrations due to rising publication costs. By August 1883, the paper had become more literary and less a vehicle for Irish freedom and social activism with more space devoted to serialized fiction, including French and Russian works

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