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Madame Chiang gets honorary degree
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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China's First Lady, Madame Chiang Kai-shek (middle), received an honorary degree of doctor of laws by Loyola University a few hours before heading for the East after an 11-day visit in the city. Dressed in the academic robe of her alma mater, Wellesley College, Madame Chiang received the degree from Rev. Edward Whelan, S.J., President of Loyola. It was presented to her recognition of China's aid to the Jesuit Missionary Fathers, who founded the first Catholic missions in that country in the 15th century. Joseph Scott (far right), a member of the board of regents of Loyola Law School, read the citation at the ceremonies held in the host room at the Ambassador. His Excellency, Most Reverend John J. Cantwell (far left), Archbishop of Los Angeles, then placed the academic hood of the new degree over the shoulders of the wife of the president of the Chinese Republic. Also in attendance was John Connolly, S.J. (2nd from right), Dean of Studies. Photograph dated April 14, 1943.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 m.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 98.
Chiang, May-ling Soong,--1897-2003
Chiang, May-ling Soong,--1897-2003--Travel
Cantwell, John Joseph,--1874-1947
Loyola University of Los Angeles
Loyola University of Los Angeles--Faculty
Ambassador Hotel
Zhongguo guo min dang
Degrees, Academic--California--Los Angeles
Anti-communist movements--United States
Political participation--United States
Anti-communist movements--China
Universities and colleges--Awards--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Political participation--China
Generals' spouses--China
Bishops--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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