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Catalog Number L2012.0041.0001
Object Name Card, Commemorative
Scope & Content This is a colored card commemorating the Centennial Observance at St. Joseph's Church/Parish in 1971.

On the front of the card is a colored print of St. Joseph, also known as Joseph of Nazareth or Joseph the Betrothed, who was considered the foster-father of Jesus. He is dressed in a green shirt with a white undershirt and a brown cloth draped across his upper left shoulder and bottom part of his body. He has a short beard and is holding a child in his arms. The child is wearing a long white overshirt. There is a halo drawn around the head of St. Joseph and the child. There is a light blue background behind the sketch. On the back is printed "...: and it shall be an altar most holy:... Exodus 29:37". Also printed on the back is :
"Centennial Observance
1871-1971
St. Joseph Parish
Laconia, N.H."

and " ... Come and dine... John 21:12"

St. Joseph Church is located on Church Street in Laconia and is built of granite and limestone. It was built in the late 1920s and was dedicated on September 12, 1930 by Bishop George A. Guertin, Bishop of Manchester.

Also printed on the back is "Alba 33" and " Copyright Bonella-Milano FB. Printed in Italy"
Title "Centennial Observancve, 1871-1971, St. Joseph Parish, Laconia, N.H."
Earliest Date 1971.0
Latest Date 1971.0
Additional Information 0.0
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
Search Terms Laconia
St. Joseph's Church
St. Joseph's Parish
Subjects 1970s
Cards
Religion
Religious art objects
Religious celebrations
Religious pictures
Churches
Celebrations
Events
Saints
Children
Children & adults
Robes
Shirts
Beards
Halos
Illustrations
Sketches
Centennial celebrations
Commemoration