Parents’ Choice (ca. 1950s)
This button was one of dozens found in the records of the National Catholic Educational Association and is thought to date to the 1950s.
1. What position does this button take on Catholic schools?
2. How does the message of the button differ from the 1884 decree by the Third Plenary Council requiring all Catholic parents to send their children to parochial schools?
3. Why would the NCEA be producing objects like this button in the mid-twentieth century?