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Handheld metal seal embosser; text is "Loretto Literary & Benevolent Institution Seal / Loretto, Kentucky." Marked on the handle and the top of the seal press as "The 'Aluminum.'" Patent dates on handle for March 19, 1895; January 9, 1912; January…

Paper ruler, stapled on ends, marked "2 in." and "1 1/2 in." on one side. Reverse side has lines drawn across 1/3 of its length, with three numbered "15," "16," and "17." According to Sr. Mary Swain, SL, "We used this measure when we made habits in…

Latch hook banner, yarn on canvas fabric, with desert landscape scene in shades of brown and black of a bird perched on a post with five birds flying in the air. Black fabric border on back; hung on a wood dowel with a wire hanger. Tag sewn to back…

Apostolic blessing from Pope Francis to Sr. Maria Visse, SL, and the Sisters of Loretto in Nerinx, KY, on April 28, 2015. See also 2018.009.016.

Color photograph of a two-wheeled red cart filled with fresh flowers, with the Loretto Motherhouse Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in the background.

Set of four metal chimes/tubular bells, suspended in a standing wood frame on wheels, with a wood mallet. The tubes are "Crown Symphony Tubes" made by Herschede Hall Clock Co., Cincinnati, OH (founded 1877; incorporated 1902). These were used in the…

Print of the Loretto Motherhouse buildings, done by Sr. Jeanne Dueber, SL, and copyrighted 1985. Colorized with watercolor by Sr. Donna Mattingly, SL (signed near right edge).

Red and white striped knit fabric apron, three pockets in front, set of ties on each side. Candystriper uniform worn by Joan Mattingly, who volunteered in the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary c. 1975-1980. Red plastic nametag with white text "Joan…

Two plastic-encased metal medals, made by the Lebanon/Marion County Rotary Club. Marion County Rotary name and seal on one side; image of Loretto Academy (Nerinx) building with text "2004 / Marion County, Kentucky // Sisters of Loretto / 1812" on…

Three-piece iron slide lock or bolt lock, painted white. Removed from the main exterior door in the Motherhouse Yellow Kitchen.
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