Nuns get polio shots: More than 4,500 nuns in the Archdiocese of New York receive polio shots, 1945.
“Mother Francis Warde Returning to Pittsburg from Chicago,” Watercolor: Illustration, (water color and ink, 5 x 7.25), depicting Mother Frances Warde’s return to Pittsburgh after founding the Chicago Community of the Sisters of Mercy in 1846.
Unidentified Sister and boy, St. Paul’s Orphanage, Crafton, Pennsylvania: Photograph (5 x 7). The Sisters of Mercy operated St. Paul’s Orphanage in Pittsburgh from 1846 until its closing in 1965.
Mother Pancratia Bonfils (1852 – 1915): Mary Louise Bonfils, born in St. Louis in 1852, was the daughter of Protestant parents who had her educated by the Sisters of Loretto. She joined the order at age 14 and was assigned to teach in Denver. By her 30th birthday, she had been appointed as Mother Superior …
Speech therapy at Mundelein College: Students and BVM (Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) working with girl in speech lab.
Mother Madeline Clary, English professor and class advisor, and students
Saint Katharine Drexel (1858-1955)Saint Katharine Drexel (1858-1955) of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People (S.B.S.) with Charlie Mitchell (Navajo) and Franciscans while visiting St. Isabel’s Mission, Navajo Nation, Lukachukai, Arizona.
Holy card of María de Jesús Sacramentado Venegas.