Starting from Scratch: The Story of Msgr. Hawks and St. Joan of Arc Parish

...oceries. The carnival provided $8,000. The whole sum was needed before the ruined house was rehabilitated.” The school was ready by September 8th. It opened with 182 children. Hawks quickly began planning a larger combined church/school. On November 20, 1921 the ground was formally broken. “The winter was very mild

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Elizabeth Sarah Kite and the Seminaries of France

...1. Print. Archives Archives Select Month May 2023 April 2023 March 2023 February 2023 January 2023 December 2022 September 2022 August 2022 July 2022 May 2022 March 2022 February 2022 January 2022 November 2021 September 2021 August 2021 June 2021 May 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 December 2020

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Digitizing the Halvey Photograph Collection, Step One

...aking photos for the Roman Catholic High School newspaper and neighborhood newspaper The Kensington Critic. He was then a U.S. Army photographer during World War II, for which he received a Legion of Merit, and later a staff photographer for Pennsylvania Hospital. Having never discarded a photo, the collection contains

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Philly in Focus: Robert Halvey’s Photographic History of Catholic Philadelphia

...tos for the school newspaper. He served as a U.S. Army Photographer during World War II, for which he received the Legion of Merit, a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.‚Äč Halvey later

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