PHOTO ARCHIVES

Capriglio, Italy - 1812 - House of the Occhiena family in Capriglio, a small town in Piedmont. Margherita Occhiena was born in that house on April 1, 1788, and stayed there until 1812, when she married Francesco Bosco.

Treviglio, Italy - 1960 - Visit of Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini, (future Pope Paul VI) to the Salesian house of Treviglio. After celebrating Mass, the then archbishop of Milan greeted the altar boys.

Patagonia, Argentina - 1886 - Salesian missions in Argentina began in 1875. Fr Giovanni Cagliero, who was later appointed apostolic vicar, bishop, archbishop and cardinal, was the first to lead the missionary expedition. In the photo: the Apostolic Vicar with Salesian missionaries and the indigenous Caciques

Turin, Italy - September 1911 - From 8 to 10 September 1911, in Turin, the 1st International Congress of Salesian Past Pupils of the Don Bosco Institutes took place. Representatives of various associations from Italy, France, Spain and South America took part in the meeting.

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