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May Crowning

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Title: May Crowning


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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Extent: 1 image


1948/1949 photo of young girls standing with several women and a priest as part of May Crowning, a traditional Roman Catholic ritual that occurs in the month of May whereby an image or likeness of the Blessed Virgin is ceremonially crowned recognizing her as Queen of Heaven and the Mother of God. This may be Mother's Day.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs


Note [Digital Version]

2009-04-22, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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May Crowning, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box B10, Folder 31, Item 03, (accessed October 10, 2015)

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