Hamilton, Ohio

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Hamilton, Ohio

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Documents and photos showing the lives, works, and community of the Sisters in Columbus, Ohio.

Items in the Hamilton, Ohio Collection

Hamilton Convent Chapel, early
An image of what is likely the first or second edition of the chapel used by the Sisters in their convent on Second St in Hamilton. The convent was built across the street from St Joseph's church on Second St.

Hamilton Convent Chapel
An image of what is likely identified as the renovated Hamilton chapel of 1925. An open house was offered to the public to inspect the new addition.

Hamilton Convent, pre-1891
An image of the convent built for the Sisters on Second Street in Hamilton in 1873. Previously, the Sisters lived in a rented house near the old Baltimore and Ohio depot on Fourth Street.

Hamilton Convent, c1892
An image of the renovated convent that was damaged in a fire in 1891. The Sisters were ready to add a new tin roof when they received permission to add a third story to the building.

Notre Dame Academy and Convent - Hamilton, 1953
A photo of the three main buildings built on the Notre Dame property. On the left is the high school building built in 1925 and in the middle is the academy building built in 1901, both used to accommodate the growing student population. On the right…

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Entrance
The front doors to the high school in Hamilton, Ohio. The building was built in 1925 and located across from St Joseph's church on Second Street. With the help and support of the Parent-Teacher Association, the school was equipped with sewing and…

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Auditorium
An image of the auditorium used by the students likely in the high school building built by 1925. Soon after the school was established, it was known for having a strong music program and students would give performances for special occasions.

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Front Entrance
An angled view of the front entrance to the high school in Hamilton.

Notre Dame Convent - Hamilton, SW Corner
A view of the convent used by the Sisters in Hamilton from the Southwest corner. The original convent had two floors, the first used for classrooms and the second for living spaces. After a fire in 1891, a third floor was added to increase space for…

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Library
Students using the library in the high school in Hamilton.

Notre Dame Academy - Hamilton, Grades 7 and 8 1915
A photo of students in the 7th and 8th grade at Notre Dame Academy in 1915. In 1915, the student population totaled 132 students and ranged from kindergarten to high school.

Notre Dame Academy - Hamilton, Freshman Class 1915
A photo of the freshman class at the Notre Dame Academy in Hamilton in 1915. Sister Marian of the Sacred Heart was part of this freshman class and would enter the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur order in 1931.

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Freshman Basketball 1927
Members of the freshman basketball team at Notre Dame High School in Hamilton.

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Senior Basketball Team 1927
Members of the senior basketball team at Notre Dame High School in Hamilton.

Notre Dame High School - Hamilton, Sophomore Basketball Team 1927
Members of the sophomore basketball team at Notre Dame High School in Hamilton in 1927.

Hamilton Sisters on Railroad Tracks
Three Sisters - Agnes Immaculata, Agnes Paula, and Teresa - standing on the railroad tracks in Hamilton, Ohio. According to the charge lists for Notre Dame Academy 1928-1929, Sister Agnes Immaculata taught graduates, Sister Agnes Paula taught 3rd…

Hamilton Sisters on a Summer Outing, c1929
Three Sisters - Teresa, Ann Loretto, and unknown - ready for a summer outing in Hamilton around 1929. At that time, Sister Teresa taught 2nd Rhetoric at Notre Dame Academy and Sister Ann Loretto taught 3rd Grade boys and girls at St Mary's school.

Sister Superior Ignatius Loyola - Hamilton, 1929
An image of Sister Superior Ignatius Loyola in the school yard at Notre Dame High School in Hamilton. Sister Ignatius Loyola was Superior in Hamilton from 1928-1934.

Notre Dame Academy - Hamilton, early Students
A photo of early students, around 1890, at Notre Dame Academy in Hamilton. Although initially concerned about the low enrollment at the Academy, the Sisters soon saw increasing numbers and by 1901 would need an additional building.

Hamilton Sister Community, c1888
A photo of the Sisters and novitiates in the Hamilton community around 1888. By 1888, the Sisters taught at St Joseph's, St Stephen's, the Notre Dame Day School or Academy, and St Mary's.