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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


1945 portrait photo of women and young girls standing in what may be a chapel as they take part in 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.

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


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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 06, (accessed April 25, 2017)

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I believe this is the interior of the Chapel at Fanny Allen Hospital, Winooski Park (Colchester), VT. Probably not a May Crowning.