Searching for Pope Pius XII

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Photo: supplied by Franklin Toker

Mrs. Anna Schiller stepping off a Trans-Canada Air Lines plane upon her return from Italy in 1949. Professor Toker looking for a photo taken of Mrs. Schiller with Pope Pius XII while she was at the Vatican.

Franklin Toker is a professor of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of eight books for which he has won many prestigious awards. He was born in Montreal where he obtain degrees in Fine Arts from McGill University, Oberlin College, and a PhD from Harvard University before obtaining a faculty position at the University of Pittsburg.