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Who's Who in Holy Cross Parish

Listing of those affiliated with the Holy Cross Parish, including leaders of the local boys scouts, girl scouts, Ladies Auxilliary Knights of Father Matthews, Ladies Catholic Benevolent Association, Young Ladies Sodality, Holy Cross Choir, St. Vincent de Paul Conference, Married Ladies Society, and Holy Name Society.

Two Children at the Closing of May Devotions at Holy Cross Church

Photograph of one boy and one girl posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces east with the south entrance of the Holy Cross Catholic School on the right.

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.

Thacher School

Photograph of the Thacher School, once located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Quincy Avenue. It was named for Major Luin E. Thacher, an early member of the school board. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

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.

Seven Young Women at the Closing of May Devotions at Holy Cross Church

Photograph of seven young women posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces northeast towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Saint John's Episcopal Church

Circa 1925 photograph of St. John's Episcopal Church in winter. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Kensington Avenue between Thompson Avenue and Independence Avenue. Pictured are automobiles on the street and people on church walk.