...in United States history. The purpose was to acquaint the public with the world wide work of the Catholic Church and promote the various apostolic services. Hosted in Convention Hall, over 400 exhibits from 170 mission societies would be on display for the public over the course of a week.
...oons are a unique window into the past because they both express and form public opinion. By examining cartoons depicting Catholics and Catholic social thought, it will be possible to understand how Catholics viewed the world and how the world viewed Catholics. Use the menu sidebar to the right
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...f Philadelphia and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919."  “The Deadly Virus: The Influenza Epidemic in 1918,” National Archives and Records Administration, https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/influenza-epidemic/.  “1918 Flu Pandemic,” History, (2010), http://www.history.com/topics/1918-flu-pandemic; “1918 Influenza Epidemic Records,” Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, http://www.phmc.pa.gov/Archives/Research-Online/Pages/1918-Influen...