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Little Sisters
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: September 29, 2012
Caption: Little Sisters' Home
Additional Description: Top: Sister Matilda leads residents in an Irish song at the Little Sisters of the Poor home, 1939.

Middle: Carmelo Borghese practices barbering on his father, Pietro, at their H Street barbershop, around 1955. Young Carmelo gave free haircuts to residents of the Little Sisters' home.

Bottom: Sister Marie poses on the new overpass that blocked the convent's front door, 1977.
Submitted: September 30, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p221583
File Size: 2.335 Megabytes


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