A treasure trove of US Catholic history

Winters, Michael Sean
May 2012
National Catholic Reporter;5/25/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p24
The article focuses on the efforts of Maria Mazzenga, archivist for The Catholic University of America in Washington, to make archival materials online. She and her staff comed their collections for document that relate to immigration, finding a letter from a person who complained that there were Protestants proselytizing at Ellis Island. It states that Mazzenga's website features the famous 1964 "Pettigrew for President" series in "Treasure Chest of Fun & Fact."


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