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Minnesota Minimum Wage.pdf
This is John A. Ryan's personal copy of a pamphlet discussing the constitutionality of a new law in Minnesota that established a minimum wage in 1913. The pamphlet contains the full text of the Attorney General's opinion, the text of the law itself,…

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McMahon was dedicated in 1895 as CUA's Hall of Philosophy. This photograph is a view of the building from Gibbons Hall in 1904. This item is part of the background material for the 1919 Bishops' Program of Social Reconstruction section.

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John A. Ryan was the fist of eleven children born to William and Maria (Luby) Ryan, Irish Catholics who had recently immigrated to Vermillion, Minnesota. Ryan spent his early years working on the family farm and taking part in the devout religious…

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This is the final, published form of the Program for "Social Reconstruction" issued by the NCWC. For more information on this particular item, visit the document page for the Bishops' Program of Social Reconstruction. This item is a part of the …

Sherman-Corrigan-Correspondance.pdf
This item is a part of the American Catholics and Nazi Antisemitism section.

NCWC News Service Transcript of 11.16.1938.pdf
This item is a part of the American Catholics and Nazi Antisemitism section.

Catholic Protest Against Nazis.m3u
This item is a part of the American Catholics and Nazi Antisemitism section.

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Alfred E. Smith (1873-1944) was a Catholic and a three-term governor of New York (from 1919-1921, and 1923-1929) who ran for U.S. president on the Democratic ticket in 1928. His candidacy inspired vehement anti-Catholic reactions from some factions…

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Father Maurice S. Sheehy (1898-1972) joined the faculty of The Catholic University of America in 1927 as Assistant Professor of Religious Education. He was an adept organizer who managed the university radio station and who maintained extensive…
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