The Administration Building: In 1890, the Administration building is under construction for Loretto Heights Academy, an elementary and secondary school for girls. The Administration Building, originally called Tower Hall, was the first building on campus. When completed, a year later, nineteen Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross and fifty-one students move in.
Religious sisters of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family (S.S.F.)* of New Orleans at St. Martin’s Church, St. Martinville, Louisiana: Henriette Delille, a free woman of African descent, founded the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans in 1842 to serve the poor, primarily by educating youth and caring for the …
BVMs* in skyscraper elevator bay. *BVM = Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Art class outdoors at Marymount College: In 1923, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary first established an all-girls school in Los Angeles. Marymount School moved to a new campus on Sunset Boulevard in Westwood and opened a two-year junior college in 1933. In 1948 the school became Marymount College of Los Angeles and …
Sisters at Loyola Summer School: Loyola University of Los Angeles.
College Centennial Exhibit of Ursuline Artists.
BVM* and two students: BVM and two students outside Skyscraper. *BVM = Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sister Mary Lola (?) Welcomes Delegates: Sister Mary meets with delegates. Placards read “Chicago adopts a new law: equal rights guaranteed to all in hospitals.”
Nun with cross profession holy card: A small gelatin silver print of a habited nun kneeling before the cross. The cross is surrounded by clouds and light, and is adorned with a reed branch, a crown of thorns, a spear, and an eucharistic chalice. An angel is placing a crown of stars on the nun’s …
San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain): Aerial View: This postcard presents an aerial view of the San Francisco College for Women (also known as Lone Mountain College) probably taken soon after its completion in the mid-1930s. Reverend Mother Rosalie Hill RSCJ played a prominent role in the founding of the college and was closely …