Sister Aquinas is photographed explaining engine structure to her students during a field trip to Washington D.C. Their visit included inspection tours of hangars at the Washington National Airport.
“Flying Nun” Field Trip, 1942
- Snake handling at Church of God with Signs Following, 1946 — Share the History Love... Snake handling at Church of God with Signs Following in Lejunior, Harlan County, Kentucky on September 15, 1946. The practice of snake-handling first appeared in around 1910 in the U.S. and was associated with the ministry of George Went Hensley of Grasshopper Valley in southeastern Tennessee. Hensley was a minister of the Church of God, founded [...]
- Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding, 1956 — Share the History Love... Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding. The were married in a civil ceremony at the Westchester County Court in White Plains, New York, on June 29, 1956 and, two days later, had a Jewish ceremony at Miller’s agent’s house at Waccabuc, New York. Share the History Love... [...]
- Dedication of the Sherman Memorial, 1903 — Share the History Love... Crowds gather near the White House (E and 15th Street) for the dedication of the William Tecumseh Sherman Memorial in 1903. In the background, the Washington Monument is visible. Share the History Love... [...]
- Women working on the Long Island Railroad, 1942 — Share the History Love... Women working along the rails for the Long Island Railroad in 1942. The women were paid 56 cents an hour for their work. Share the History Love... [...]
- Archbishop racing Sisters in paddleboats, 1952 — Share the History Love... Archbishop Cushing races Sister of the Divine Providence in paddleboats at Norumbega Park at outing for girls from Camp Mishannock in August 1952. Share the History Love... [...]