Reverend Francis M. Craft (Mohawk) and the American Sisters

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 …

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Jack Hokeah (ca. 1900-1960)(Kiowa) and an unidentified friend visiting Sister Mary Olivia Taylor

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 …

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The Administration Building

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.

Art class outdoors at Marymount College

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 …

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