Daughters of Charity and Presidents

by | Feb 17, 2014 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family

DC archivesThe Provincial Archives site of the Daughters of Charity has a series of post showcaing material from their intereactions with Presidents.

DCs and Presidents – William McKinley at Camp Wikoff, Long Island, 1898

(Photograph reproduced with permission of Daughters of Charity Provincial Archives) Our February blog series on U.S. Presidents continues with this stereoscope photograph showing, at left, a Daughter of Charity speaking with President William McKinley (right) who visited Camp Wikoff on … Continue reading →

DCs and Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, we continue our series on Daughters of Charity and U.S. Presidents. Our collections contain no Abraham Lincoln manuscripts, but Lincoln’s papers do contain references to the Daughters of Charity. Here is one, taken from … Continue reading →

DCs and Presidents – William Henry Harrison, 1841

(Passages from Provincial Annals used with permission of Daughters of Charity Provincial Archives) We continue our series on Presidents and Daughters of Charity with William Henry Harrison, who visited Emmitsburg while campaigning for the presidency in 1836. While in Emmitsburg, … Continue reading →

November 25, the Kennedys, and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Guest post by Kathy Hertel-Baker, Director, Archival Center, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (KY). November 25. Most people, if they associate this day with anything at all, associate it with the funeral and burial of a young President, taken from … Continue reading →

November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. At the time the Daughters of Charity had a thriving presence in Dallas, including health care ministry at St. Paul Hospital (they … Continue reading →

DCs and Civil Rights Movement

(Photo of Martin Luther King and Sister Mary William Sullivan originally published in Daughter of Charity Magazine Spring 1965; used with permission of the Daughters of Charity Provincial Archives) Our records of Marillac Social Center in Chicago contain photographs and … Continue reading →




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