Photograph of several Holy Cross Catholic Church choir members and friends posed near the Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff near Sugar Creek, Missouri. Boy Scout Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli directed the hike in the afternoon after church that Sunday.
Clippings from the Kansas City Post, Catholic Register, The Honor Roll, The Independent, and Kansas City Times concerning the Kansas City boy scouts selected as delegates to the Heart of America world jamboree to Godollo, Hungary in the summer of 1933. Featured in these articles are Edward J. Dillon of Liberty, Missouri and Howard Whalen and Anthony McGraw of Kansas City, Missouri. Whalen and McGraw were the two Catholic boy scouts of the eleven selected from the area. Included are photographs of the Dillon and Whalen.
Letter from Bishop Thomas F. Lillis to Reverend Louis Franchinotti of the Holy Rosary Church. Lillis comments that since all students in the Holy Rosary School are taught in English, it would be counterintuitive to employ another Italian-speaking priest at Holy Rosary.
Photograph of James Turgeon, E. F. Spaeth, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Scout Executive for the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The picture was taken during Bishop Hogan's Knights of Columbus Council, a picnic at Fairyland Park on August 30, 1931. Boy Scouts Troop 80 assisted and provided a clown act.
Individulal portrait photographs of the 35 students comprising the Holy Cross School Class of 1938 with lettering by Merritt Powles. Also included is a photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast. Students: Rosemary Sanford, Joseph M. Verrone, Lillian DeGhelder, Angelo Pasano, Betty J. Conrick, Paul J. Christman, Mary J. Riley, Irvin C. O'Grady, Irene McElwain, Albert L. Bruch, Rose E. Tuohey, James E. Monahan, Terrance E. VanBuskirk, Mary Fisher, Robert Gorman, William L. Walters, Mary M. McElligott, Robert E. Arndt, Rosalee Palmisano, Bonniebel Kiefer, James Witthar, Bonald V.
Photograph of Columbus Park looking northeast from atop the Karnes Public School at the southwest corner of Charlotte Street and Pacific Street. Pictured are the St. John Bosco Center (center background) and Holy Rosary Church (right background) with the parochial school to the right.
Photograph of Columbus Park community volunteers constructing the St. John Bosco Center, Roman Catholic community hall. The land for the center was donated by Rosa Nigro, Kansas City's first woman pharmacist. This vantage point was taken facing east-northeast with the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the background.
Photograph of John Mullen and Marie Flahive posed holding hands on a railroad track in the East Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The picture was taken during a hike to Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff near Sugar Creek, Missouri. Boy Scout Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli directed the hike for several members of the Holy Cross Catholic Church choir and friends in the afternoon after church that Sunday.
Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students posed around a donation box. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.