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.
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 …
BVMs* in skyscraper elevator bay. *BVM = Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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.”
Sister Mary Amatora, O.S.F.*: Portrait of Sister Mary Amatora, O.S.F, circa 1960. *O.S.F. = Franciscan Sisters
Sr. Mary Jean Dorcy, O.P.: Sr. Mary Jean Dorcy, O.P., an artist who worked with cut paper, shares artwork with children, circa 1960.
Student sisters studying: Sister students studying in the library.