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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for Terence V. Powderly Letter to Frederick Turner, April 24, 1885 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.…

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John Keane (1839-1918) was born in Ireland, and immigrated to the U.S. with his family when he was seven years old. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1866 in Baltimore. In 1878, Keane was appointed Bishop of Richmond. He also served as first…

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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for Letter to T.V. Powderly, October, 21, 1886 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section. Return to Index of…

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The Knights were unusual in that they accepted people of all trades, and that they encouraged workers of a variety of occupational backgrounds to work together toward the improvement of all workers. This inclusive attitude aimed at including all…

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After the Knights of Labor legalized the admittance of Women in 1880, the union created a Committee on Women's Work. The Committee chose Leonora Barry (1849-1930), an Irish immigrant, one-time teacher, and former factory worker, to serve as a…

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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for "Women's Work" Broadside, 1887 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section. Return to Index of Documents

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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for Letter to D.J. Foley, June 6, 1882; Letter to Archbishop James Gibbons, June 8, 1882 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights…

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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for Minutes of Archbishops' Meeting to Consider Status of Certain Societies, October 28, 1886 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the…

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James Cardinal Gibbons (1834-1921) was born in Baltimore, the son of Irish immigrants. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1861. In 1868, he was consecrated Apostolic Vicar of North Carolina, and became one of the youngest bishops world. After…

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For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for Memorial on behalf of the Knights of Labor, 1887 . This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section. Return to Index…

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