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Souvenir program for the Golden Jubilee of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Kansas City, Missouri. Included are portrait photographs of past and present clergy and church society officers, a history of the parish, and interior and exterior photographs.

Photograph of a tug of war event between the male congregation of the Holy Cross Parish and those of the St. Stanislaus Parish.

Photograph of the crowd at Convention Hall attending the Golden Jubilee of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis. Caption: "THE GREAT THRONG for which Convention hall was inadequate listening to the sermon delivered by Archbishop John J. Glennon of St. Louis, who may be seen at extreme right.

Program for "Sailor Maids", a musical comedy in two acts by Charles Ross Chaney and presented by the St. Agnes Academy Departments of Music, Expression and Dancing at the Missouri Theatre on May 25, 1928. Notable political figures paying compliments include Miles Bulger, Conrad H. Mann, Walsh-Aylward, and Thomas J. Pendergast.

Photograph of Rita North with one boy and two girls posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. North read the Act of Consecration that day. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Letter from Bishop Thomas F. Lillis to Reverend Louis Franchinotti of the Holy Rosary Church. Lillis reports that he receives ongoing requests from the Italian community and congregation of Holy Rosary for more English-speaking services in the parish.

Circa 1940 photograph of St. Peter's Church and School at 6400 Charlotte Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Meyer Boulevard pictured on the left.

Photograph of several Holy Cross Catholic Church choir members and friends posed in a pipe en route to Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff near Sugar Creek, Missouri. Boy Scout Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli directed the hike in the afternoon after church that Sunday.

1940's photograph of Columbus Park looking west-northwest with an unpaved 4th Street between Gillis Street and Harrison Street in the foreground and the intersection of 4th and Harrison in the left background. Houses along 3rd Street and Harrison are also shown in the background.

Photograph of the original thirteen members of Boy Scout Troop 70, Holy Rosary's first boy scout troop, sponsored by the adult businessmen known as the Youth Council. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards the entrance to the Holy Rosary Health Center and School.

Photograph of the Our Lady of Sorrows Music Class of 1920. Some of the students are hold lutes, violins, and classical guitars.

Photograph of Boy Scouts Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Excecutive. This photograph was taken facing northeast towards the Quincy Avenue entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church during the Corpus Christi Procession on May 30, 1929

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