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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.
Baptismal Pillow used at Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church in the early 1900's
Blueprint of Altar Changes
1966 design plan from the Brust & Brust architecture firm to move the altar forward in the convent's chapel to abide by Vatican II…
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…
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…
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…
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.
Polish-American Murals from the School Gymnasium
The three murals (Jan Kiliński, Father Ageidius Tarasiewicz, and General George Washington) were among eight originally located on the…
Riverwest Food Pantry St. Casimir Site
This photograph depicts the St. Casimir site of the Riverwest Food Pantry, located at the former St. Casimir School. While originally…
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…