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Chaplain Samuel A. Owen, right, Negro Baptist of Memphis, Tennessee, learning the use of instruments in map reading class with Chaplain E.L. Lamb, Catholic, from Kirkwood, Missouri looking on. U.S. Army chaplain school, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Chaplain Joseph W. Ruane, packing his mass kit after saying Mass. This kit contains all the necessary articles and vestments needed during the Catholic religious services. Many of these kits are distributed by the Chaplain's Aid Association of New York, and are built for compactness and portability. U.S. Army Chaplain School, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Lille, Maine. Catholic church

New Bedford, Massachusetts. High ranking Portuguese Catholic churchman

Lille, Maine. Catholic church

Sunday Mass at the Corpus Christi Catholic church. The pastor, Father Refinus, is white, but ninety-eight percent of the congregation is colored. The total church membership is over 2,000. Chicago, Illinois

May 23 to May 30, 1942. Southington, Connecticut. An American town and its way of life. On All Soul's Day the Catholic congregation is gathering in the Saint Thomas cemetery for an outdoor Mass which in 1942 was officiated by the Reverend Francis J. Mihalek

Southington, Connecticut. On All Soul's Day the Catholic congregation is gathering in the Saint Thomas cemetery for an outdoor Mass which in 1942 was officiated by the Reverend Francis J. Mihalek

Southington, Connecticut. On All Soul's Day the Catholic congregation is gathering in the Saint Thomas cemetery for an outdoor Mass which was officiated by the Reverend Francis J. Mihalek

Sunday Mass at Saint Elizabeth's Catholic church. All the pastors here are white with the exception of Father Smith. The congregation is entirely colored. Chicago, Illinois

Chaplain Fred W. Thissen, Catholic, left, Chaplain Ernest Pine, Protestant, center, and Chaplain Jacob Rothschild, Jewish, right, students at the U.S. Army chaplain school. Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Father Smith, colored pastor, conducting Mass at a Negro Catholic Church service on the South Side. Chicago, Illinois

Mass at a Negro Catholic church on the South Side, Chicago, Illinois

At a Negro Catholic church service on the South Side. Chicago, Illinois

Richwood, West Virginia. Catholic school, church and hospital

New Bedford, Massachusetts. Roman Catholic Portuguese school

Sunday Mass at Saint Elizabeth's Catholic church. All the pastors here are white with the exception of Father Smith, who was shown conducting services at another church. The congregation is entirely colored. Chicago, Illinois

Sunday Mass at the Corpus Christi Catholic church. The pastor, Father Refinus, is white, but ninety-eight percent of the population is colored. The total church membership is over 2,000. Chicagi, Illinois

Washington, D.C. A seminarian from the Friars of the Atonement speaking to a Catholic Eevidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Emmitsburg, Maryland. Catholic church

Washington, D.C. A member of the audience at a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Logan Circle

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, advising Mr. Lopez, a parishioner

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, arriving at the home of a poor parishioner who has turned to the priest for business advice

Washington, D.C. Sister Aquinas, "flying nun," in her laboratory at Catholic University checking the grease job on one of the airplane engines

Santa Fe, New Mexico. Catholic catherdal

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, advising Mr. Lopez, a parishioner

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, at his desk

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, visiting a mother and her new baby. He cooperates with the public health nurse in establishing a health education program among his parishioners

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, visiting Juan Lopez, a parishioner in Trampas

Penasco, New Mexico. High school supported by the state, but administered by the Catholic Church

Archbishop Spellman of New York visiting with officers and men at 57th Fighter Group, Tunisia. Left to right: Captain J. E. McGarrity, Paulist priest, New York City; Archbishop Spellman; and Captain C. H. Logue, Catholic chaplain from Cleveland, Ohio

Penasco, New Mexico. Domestic science class in a high school supported by the state, but administered by the Catholic Church

Houston, Texas. Roman Catholic church

Penasco, Taos County, New Mexico. Domestic science class in a high school which is supported by the state but administered by the Roman Catholic Church

Penasco, New Mexico. A domestic science class in a high school which is supported by the state but administered by the Roman Catholic church

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, kneeling before the altar

Washington, D.C. Sister Aquinas, "flying nun", with model planes in hands walking toward the aeronautics laboratory at Catholic University where she gives a daily three-hour preflight Civil Aeronautics Authority course for instructors

Tripoli, Libya. Archbishop Spellman of New York (left) surveys the ruins of the chapel of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. With him are Brigadier General Auby C. Strickland of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force and Catholic nuns

Washington, D. C. Director of the USO (United Service Organizations) addressing a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. Audience in Franklin Park listening to a Catholic Evidence Guild speaker

Washington, D.C. Part of audience at a rally of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. Audience listening to a Catholic Evidence Guild speaker in Franklin Park

Washington, D. C. Director of the USO (United Service Organizations) addressing a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the Parish of Penasco, teaching a general science class in the high school

Washington, D.C. A meeting of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Logan Circle

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, visiting a sick child

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, playing the organ

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, helping to appraise the value of the farm and equipment of a parishioner who wants to borrow money to purchase the farm

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, delivering a sermon

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, helping to appraise a parishioner's land

Penasco, New Mexico. Hot lunch provided by community support at a grade and high school administered by the Roman Catholic church

Penasco, New Mexico. Hot lunch provided by community support at a grade and high school administered by the Roman Catholic church

Washington, D.C. A meeting of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. Paul Dearing of the National Catholic Welfare Conference speaking to a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Washington, D. C. Air raid shelter area sign on the chapel of a seminary at the Catholic University

Washington, D.C. Part of the audience of a rally of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. Audience at a meeting of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Logan Circle

Washington, D. C. A speaker for the Catholic Evidence Guild speaking in Logan Circle on a hot Sunday afternoon

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, woodcarving

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco with his troop of Boy Scouts listening to the local forest ranger discussing conservation of their forests

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, advising a parishioner on next spring's pruning

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, visiting a mother and her new baby

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, looking at the animal shelter on the farm of a parishioner who has asked for his advice

Penasco, New Mexico. The choir of the Catholic church singing Christmas hymns

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, blessing the merit badges of his troop of Boy Scouts

Eagle Nest, New Mexico. A Catholic church

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, was born in Mora County, New Mexico, and spent his boyhood working cattle and helping his father to operate a flour mill. His mother and father both came from Donegal County, Ireland and were early settlers in the Mora region

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, telling his troop of Boy Scouts about the science of geology

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, in the mountains with his troop of Boy Scouts. He is the scout master of Penasco

New York, New York. Italian family on the steps of a Catholic church in the Bronx after mass on Sunday

Penasco, New Mexico. High school supported by the state but administered by the Catholic church

Archbishop Spellman of New York dining at a fighter base of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force somewhere in Tunisia. Left to right: Colonel C. M. Seabach, Adjutant General, U.S. Army 9th Air Force; Major G. T. Mullins; Colonel E. E. Bates; Brigadier General Auby C. Strickland; Archbishop Spellman; Captain J. E. McGarrity, Catholic chaplain

Baltimore, Maryland. Second shift workers leaving the Bethlehem Fairfield shipyard at three p.m. making a dash for cars, buses and trolleys. It is payday, and a Catholic sister awaits contributions

Washington, D.C. A meeting conducted by the Catholic Evidence Guild in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. A member of the Catholic Evidence Guild speaking in Logan Circle

Penasco, New Mexico. Hot lunch provided by community support at a grade and high school administered by the Roman Catholic church

Washington, D.C. A meeting of the Catholic Evidence Guild in Franklin Park

Washington, D.C. Sister Aquinas teaching a lesson in practical radio operations to the Sisters attending her Civil Aeronautics Authority course for instructors at Catholic University

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, inspecting a parishioner's property so he may be able to advice him

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of Penasco, smoking and talking things over with a parishoner

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco with his father who is a rancher in Mora County

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, visiting Juan Lopez, a parishioner in Trampas

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, smoking and talking things over with a parishioner

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, bidding goodbye to a family in his parish

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, woodcarving

Taos County, New Mexico. Father Cassidy, the Catholic priest of the parish of Penasco, telling his troop of Boy Scouts about soil conservation and erosion

San Augustine, Texas. Catholic church

Where two Catholic sisters died in Nazi bombing raid on Algiers. Two Catholic sisters were praying before this crucifix in a convent in Algiers when German dive-bombers almost demolished the building, killing them and thirteen other nuns. The fifteen sisters killed and three who were severely wounded, remained in the convent at prayers when the raid started while other sisters guided sixty orphans from the building to the safety of an air raid shelter. Mother Superior Marie Duval, who had lived at the convent for thirty-one years, was among the victims. She was awarded the French Legion of Honor posthumously by General Henri Honore Giraud, civil and military commander-in-chief of French North and West Africa, whose citation said, in part: "On April 17, 1943, she was a victim of German barbarism, as were fourteen of her sisters." This picture was radiophotoed from North Africa to the United States

Algiers convent where fifteen nuns were killed by Nazi bombs. When German dive bombers raided the North African port of Algiers on April 17, fifteen Catholic sisters perished at their prayers as the bombs demolished this convent-orphanage. The fifteen who died and three sisters who were severely wounded remained behind to pray when the raid started while other nuns led sixty orphans from the building to the safety of an air raid shelter. Among the victims was Mother Superior Marie Duval, who had been at the convent for thirty-one years. General Henri Honore Giraud, civil and military commander-in-chief of French North and West Africa, awarded Mother Duval the French Legion of Honor posthumously, stating: "On April 17, 1943, she was a victim of German barbarism, as were fourteen of her sisters." This picture was radiophotoed from North Africa to the United States

Tripoli, Libya. Archbishop Spellman of New York (left) surveys the ruins of the chapel of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. With him are Brigadier General Auby C. Strickland of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force and Catholic nuns

Penasco, Taos County, New Mexico. Domestic science class in a high school which is supported by the state but administered by the Roman Catholic Church

Penasco, New Mexico. Hot lunch provided by community support at a grade and high school administered by the Roman Catholic church

Washington, D.C. A Catholic Evidence Guild speaker in Logan Circle

On board the fishing boat Alden, out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fishermen resting after a twenty-four hour workout. Catholic images are above their bunks

Washington, D.C. A speaker at a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Washington, D. C. Seminarian from the Catholic University of America addressing a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Washington, D. C. Director of the USO (United Service Organizations) addressing a Catholic Evidence Guild rally in Franklin Park

Santa Fe, New Mexico. Catholic cathedral

Washington, D.C. Sister Aquinas, "flying nun," applying a little glue to the model P-38 which hangs from the ceiling of her classroom at Catholic University. A veteran of fifteen years' teaching experience, the Sister is giving a summer Civil Aeronautics Authority course for instruction

Santa Fe, New Mexico. Catholic church, built in the last few years in the old colonial style