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Sanborn Map of Third Ward
1894 Sanborn Map depicting Huron St. (now E. Clybourn) in the Third Ward between Jackson Street and Van Buren Street. The converted tavern…
Correspondence letter from Reverend Florian Girometta to Archbishop William E. Cousins May 22nd, 1959
This typed correspondence gives a glimpse into the reality of the falling congregation numbers at Blessed Virgin of Pompeii. As the letter…
Photograph of the partially destroyed Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church
Shows the Church in 1967 after the wrecking ball had began working to tear down the exterior walls.
Baptismal Pillow used at Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church in the early 1900's
1946 St. Benedict the Moor High School yearbook page
A page from the 1946 yearbook of St. Benedict the Moor high school, showing 24 members of the sophomore class.
St. Ben's Builds its Church
This article from a 1923 edition of the Catholic Herald describes the laying of the cornerstone of the St. Benedict the Moor chapel. It…
Construction of I-43 near St. Benedict the Moor
This 1968 photo shows the construction of Interstate 43 near the Marquette Interchange, two blocks south of the St. Benedict the Moor…
St. Benedict's Community Meal Annual Report
Taken from the 1990 Annual Report for St. Benedict the Moor's Loaves & Fishes Community Meal program, this report out the mission of the…
St. Ben's Fourth Street Storefront Mission
Image showing the first location of St. Benedict the Moor mission at 272 Fourth Street. Around a dozen parishioners are shown in front of…
Interior of St. Benedict the Moor Roman Catholic Church
Photograph showing current interior of St. Benedict the Moor, with altar at the center and chairs replacing pews. Bas-relief of Ugandan…