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Letter from John F. Kennedy to Sister Madeleva: Letter from U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy to Sister Madeleva apologizing for his cancellation of an April 6, 1960 visit to Saint Mary’s during his run for the Presidency.
Letter from C.S. Lewis to Sister Madeleva: Letter from C.S. Lewis to Sister Madeleva thanking her for kind words extended to him regarding the health of his wife.
Birthday poem from Sister Madeleva to Clare Booth Luce, American Ambassador to Italy: Birthday poem sent from Sister Madeleva to Clare Booth Luce, the American Ambassador to Italy.
Sister Mary Madeleva: Black and white portrait photograph of Sister Madeleva taken outside of LeMans Hall on the Saint Mary’s College campus.
Sister Madeleva and actress Helen Hayes: Black and white photograph of Sister Madeleva and Helen Hayes taken on the Saint Mary’s campus.
Sister Estelle Ghidoni, biology professor, in lab
Novices (Eskimo) of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Snow at the Mission of the Little Flower, Hooper Bay, Alaska: The Society of Our Lady of the Snow was a local community of religious sisters founded by Reverend John P. Fox, S.J., which served the Little Flower Mission, 1932-1945, when it disbanded. Reverend John …
Reverend Francis M. Craft (Mohawk) and the American Sisters: Mother Mary Anthony Cloud Robe (Susie Bordeaux)(Brulé), Sr. Mary Joseph (Josephine Two Bears) (Hunkpapa), Sr. Mary Gregory or Gertrude (Ellen Clark)(Hunkpapa), and Sr. Mary Bridget (Annie Pleets)(Hunkpapa), at U.S. Military Hospital, Havana, Cuba: Rev. Craft and the sisters were inspired by Sacred White Buffalo Woman of …
Jack Hokeah (ca. 1900-1960)(Kiowa) and an unidentified friend visiting Sister Mary Olivia Taylor (Choctaw-Chickasaw) of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis (Loretto, Pennsylvania)(O.S.F.)* at St. Patrick’s School, Anadarko, Oklahoma: Hokeah, an internationally known painter in an artists’ group called the “Kiowa Five”, received his first art instruction from Sister Olivia, who was his grade school …