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Aerial photo of Catholic University campus, ca. 1931.

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The Great Upper Church ca. 1970, as seen from McMahon Hall.

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Drawing of the proposed Shrine by the chosen architects, Maginnis and Walsh.

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Group of unidentified laborers posing in front of crypt level on September 12, 1923.

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Pulleys, ladders, debris, and unidentified laborers at the construction site o the crypt church on September 12, 1923.

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Unidentified laborers posing on the active construction site of the crypt church on November 10, 1923. In the background sits McMahon Hall.

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Unidentified laborer posing with the foundation stone in situ, during the construction of the crypt church. Note that the date inscribed in Latin on the stone follows the Roman calendar; it reads “eight days prior to the first of October,” which…

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McKenna and Shahan, center, posing in front of the foundation stone, which is on the back of the Sexton & Sons truck. James Sexton was the donor of the stone.

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The small article published in the June 1919 issue of Salve Regina announcing that an architect for the National Shrine had been chosen.
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