The following blog posts are listed alphabetically by the author's last name.
By Amanda Bernard. The Archivist’s Nook, June 3, 2020.
Caption: Three early board members of the NCCW. Clockwise from left: Mrs. Teresa M. Molamphy, Province of Philadelphia; Mrs. W. J. O’Toole, Province of St. Paul; and Mrs. F. E. Mackentepe, Province of Cincinnati.
By Maria Mazzenga. The Archivist’s Nook, September 16, 2015.
Caption: This popular 1871 Thomas Nast cartoon reflects the anti-Catholicism present in the U.S. at the time.
By Maria Mazzenga. The Archivist’s Nook, April 19, 2018.
Caption: Cover of a booklet issued by the newly established Press Department of the Bishops’ Conference issued in the 1930s. The booklet explains the function and reach of the Department to readers.
By Katherine Santa Ana. The Archivist’s Nook, April 27, 2017.
By William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, August 18, 2020.
Caption: Anti-Catholic political cartoon of the 1928 U.S. Presidential Election. Anti-Catholic Literature Collection, Special Collections, The Catholic University of America.
By William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, July 3, 2018.
Caption: Undated chromolithograph of Brigadier-General Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-1867), commander of the Irish Brigade.
By William John Shepherd. The Archivist's Nook, November 11, 2015.
Caption: Poster Celebrating Women War Workers, 1918. From the National Catholic War Council Records.
By William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, February 17, 2020.
Caption: An alleged piece of the elm tree in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where, according to local legend, Washington assumed command of the Continental Army on July 3, 1775, during the Siege of Boston against the British. Sadly, the tree was chopped down in 1923. However, a thousand pieces were salvaged as relics and distributed to interested parties. Father John J. Ryan gifted this piece to Catholic University in 1924.
By William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, April 29, 2019.
Caption: Patrick Henry Callahan (1866-1940), "The Colonel." A standard portrait often used in print, ca. 1930s. Courtesy of the Louisville Courier-Journal.
By William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, June 2, 2016.
Caption: Fr. John Burke, the young, vigorous, visionary priest ready to face the challenges of the twentieth century, ca. 1899. Courtesy of the Paulist Archives.