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Clan na Gael members marching in St. Patrick's Day parade in Philadelphia
Conlon // County Monaghan :: Clan na Gael members marching in St. Patrick's Day parade in Philadelphia
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What is happening in the photo?

Father Vincent Conlon (second from left) shortly before he self–deported back to Ireland to avoid the threat of being drafted into U.S. Army during the Korean War. Man in uniform is Hughie McDermott, County Kerry who was serving in the United States Army. Background is City Hall, Philly. Group are photographed standing on JFK boulevard where they were taking part in Clan na Gael member St. Patrick’s Day parade in Philadelphia, 1950’s.

Photographer unknown.

Digital scan of Black & White silver gelatine print.

 
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