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- Collection: Washington, DC
The interior of the St Aloysius Church, located across the street from the convent at K Street. The Sisters taught the girls at the parish school, and later, starting in 1915, the boys through grade 8.
The front of the convent at K Street. The image depicts the more stylized and comfortable convent for the Sisters. The original building intended for both the convent and the Industrial School was not finished when the Sisters moved in, and lacked…
Sisters at prayer in the renovated chapel at K Street. The chapel was renovated by Sister Superior Mary Appolonia in the 1900s; new tiles and fresco-ed walls were added.
The renovated chapel at K Street. Sister Superior Mary Appolonia added new tiles and frescoes to the chapel when she was renovating other parts of the convent to make it more livable for the expanding number of the Sisters.
A view of the interior of the chapel at the K Street convent. The original building at K Street did not have a chapel. One was later built around 1876 at the rear of the convent and Industrial School.