In this historic image, a procession was in progress at a "Crowning of the Virgin" church ceremony that was being held at one of the two churches on the Carville, Louisiana Leprosarium's grounds. There was a Protestant Chapel and a Catholic Chapel, on the facility's grounds. Both religious sanctuaries were built with religious oriented contributions from throughout the United States.
CDC/ Elizabeth Schexnyder, National Hansen's Disease Museum, Curator
December 4, 2012
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