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Immaculata Church, St. Marys, Kansas

Immaculata Church, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: Between 1940s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows the native limestone structure of the Immaculate Church on the grounds of the St. Mary's Academy and College. The beautiful Gothic church with its magnificent stain glass windows was a place of worship for students who attended the private men's college. From 1931 to 1967, at least 1,000 theological students were ordained as Priests within the walls of the Immaculate. In 1978, two accidental fires destroyed the church leaving only the exterior walls standing.


Immaculata Church St. Marys, Kansas

Immaculata Church St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1966
This black and white photograph shows the native limestone structure of the Immaculate Church on the grounds of the St. Mary's Academy and College. The beautiful Gothic church with its magnificent stain glass windows was a place of worship for students who attended the private men's college. From 1931 to 1967, at least 1,000 theological students were ordained as Priests within the walls of the Immaculate. In 1978, two accidental fires destroyed the church leaving only the exterior walls standing.


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Marys, Kansas

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Marys, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1966
This black and white photograph shows the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 208 W. Bertrand, in St. Marys, Kansas.


John Baptist Miege

John Baptist Miege
Date: Between 1863 and 1870
A portrait, copied from a painting, of John Baptist Miege, 1815-1884, who was the first Catholic bishop of Kansas Territory.


John Christoph photograph album

John Christoph photograph album
Date: 1891-1895
This album contains photographs of Ellinwood and Barton County, Kansas, taken by John Christoph. On June 18, 1891, he opened a photography gallery in the north room of a furniture store and continued in the business until February 14, 1919. Christoph also served as the Ellinwood police judge for twenty years.


John F. Cunningham

John F. Cunningham
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This black and white photograph shows Bishop John F. Cunningham,(1842-1919). Cunningham a native of Kerry, Ireland, began his spiritual career when he graduated in 1860 from St. Benedict's College in Atchison, Kansas. After theological courses from St. Francis' Seminary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was ordained as a priest on August 8, 1865 in Leavenworth, Kansas where he helped parishioners build a new church. For a number of years he ministered throughout Kansas before becoming pastor of Assumption church in Topeka, Kansas from 1876 to 1882. Cunningham's spiritual responsibilities to his parishioners and to the Catholic church were further recognized when he became vicar general of the Leavenworth diocese in 1881. The following year he was appointed rector of the Leavenworth cathedral 1882 to 1887. On September 21, 1898, Cunningham became the Bishop of Concordia a position he held until his death on June 23, 1919 at the age of seventy-seven.


John F. Cunningham

John F. Cunningham
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows Bishop John F. Cunningham,(1842-1919), copied from the" Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas" by Mrs. E.F. Hollibaugh. Cunningham a native of Kerry, Ireland, began his spiritual career when he graduated in 1860 from St. Benedict's College in Atchison, Kansas. After theological courses from St. Francis' Seminary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was ordained as a priest on August 8,1865 in Leavenworth, Kansas. As a priest Cunningham became the first Catholic residential pastor of Fort Scott, Kansas from 1865 to 1868. Later in 1868, he transferred to St. John's church in Lawrence, Kansas where he helped parishioners build a new church. For a number of years he ministered throughout Kansas before he became pastor of Assumption church in Topeka, Kansas from 1876 to 1882. Cunningham's spiritual responsibilities to his parishioners and to the Catholic church were further recognized when he became vicar general of the Leavenworth diocese in 1881. The following year he was appointed rector of the Leavenworth cathedral 1882 to 1887. On September 21, 1898 Cunningham became the Bishop of Concordia a position he held until his death on June 23, 1919 at the age of seventy-seven.


Joseph Perrier

Joseph Perrier
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photographs shows Reverend Joseph Perrier, (1839-1917), copied from the "Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas", by Mrs. E. F. Hollibaugh. Perrier a native of Savoy, France, came to Lawrence, Kansas in June of 1866 at the age of twenty-seven as a missionary priest to serve the Lawrence community. In 1871, he transferred to Topeka, Kansas to become a teacher in the Catholic seminary, a position he held for a short period of time, before serving the church in Emporia, Kansas in 1874. During his time in Emporia, he organizing forty missions within a four hundred mile radius. His spiritual journey lead him to a number of towns and in 1880, he arrived in Concordia, Kansas to become the first residential pastor. Perrier's responsibilities to his parishioners and to the Catholic church were further recognized when he became vicar general of the Concordia diocese.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


The state of Kansas and Irish immigration

The state of Kansas and Irish immigration
Creator: Butler, Thomas Ambrose
Date: 1871
In this pamphlet, Irish Catholic priest Thomas Ambrose Butler describes his experience in Kansas as a pastor at the Catholic cathedral in Leavenworth. Butler provides advice to people in Ireland who are thinking of immigrating to the United States.


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