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The Echo, Vol. 1: The Student Annual, St. Agnes Academy

First Volume of The Echo, the 1924 student yearbook for St. Agnes Academy, Kansas City Missouri. Included are portrait photographs of academy students and local clergy, individual narratives on the senior, junior, sophomore, and freshman classes, calendar and event programs of the school year, and playground snapshots with captions. Notable political figures paying compliments include Thomas J. Pendergast.

St. Agnes Convent Lily Pond

Photograph of a lily pond on the grounds of the St. Agnes Convent. This vantage point faces south-southeast with the auditorium and gym of St. Agnes Academy in the background.

St. Agnes Convent Chapel

Photograph of the chapel at the Saint Agnes Convent, Kansas City, Missouri.

Souvenir of the 50th Anniversary, Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City

Souvenir of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City. Included are photographs of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis, Reverend John P. Prendergast, and other local clergy. Also included is a history of the Sisters of Mercy in Kansas City along with building photographs of the First Convent of Mercy in Kansas City and St. Agnes Academy Chapel. Notable political figures paying compliments include the 12th Ward Democratic Club, 10th Ward Democratic Club, Thomas J. Pendergast, James M. Pendergast, and D. M. Nigro.

Sisters Mary Philomena and Mary Bertile

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine. Sister Philomena taught in several parochial schools, including Holy Cross.

Sisters Marie Rosemarie and Mary Pauline

Photograph of St. Agnes Academy teachers Sister Marie Rosemarie and Sister Mary Pauline.

Sister Mary Alexis

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

National Cloak & Suit Company

Postcard of the National Cloak & Suit Company, built in 1919 at the southeast corner of Hardesty Avenue and Independence Avenue.

Monsignor Keyes at the 50th Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City

Photograph of Monsignor Keyes carrying the Blessed Sacrament back to the chapel at the St. Agnes Academy after a field Mass for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the Hardesty Avenue entrance to the academy.

Crowd at 31st and Van Brunt

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

Crowd at 31st and Van Brunt

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

Boy Scouts of Troop 80 at the 50th Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City

Photograph of Boy Scouts Troop 80 who formed a guard of honor for the field Mass on the ground of St. Agnes Academy during the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured, back row: Charles Hrenchir, Junior Brummel, Ralph Gray, Jack Ost, Robert McMillen, William McDonald, John Jones. Front row: William Ward, Jack [?], Nichols Brummell, William Ost, Buddy Lonergan. This vantage point faces nortwest towards the Hardesty Avenue entrance to the academy.