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Name St. John's Convent of Mercy
Number of Archive records 1
Number of Photo records 5

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Image of L1990.0116.M.0006 - Booklet

L1990.0116.M.0006 - Booklet

This is a booklet on the history of St. Joseph Church, located on Church Street in Laconia, celebrating the church happenings from 1929 to 1979. The cover of the booklet is green with a color photograph of St. Joseph Church. The church is built of granite with limestone trim. It was built in the late 1920s and dedicated on September 12, 1930 by Bishop George A. Guertin, Bishop of Manchester. The picture depicts the church in autumn, with a large maple tree on the far left and red and orange leaves on the ground. The church has a large double door entrance with steps leading up to it. There is a religious statue on the far right on the lawn. The church has a large square tower on the left f

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0026-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0026-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts an architect's drawing of the new St. Joseph's Church and proposed rectory on the corner of Lyford Street and Messer Street in 1877. In the foreground is the intersection of Messer Street and Lyford Street. There is a horse drawn carriage with a man and a woman sitting in it as well as a man on horseback in the intersection. Standing in the street is a man and a boy. There are two women in long dresses walking down the sidewalk near the church.On the far left is a grassy area. In the middleground on the far left is a large building with a tower on the right side. There is a metal fence and a small brick wall along the edge of the church grounds in t

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0070-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0070-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph of a drawing depicts St. John's Convent of Mercy located on Cross Street in Laconia in late 1800s. In the foreground is Cross Street. There is a stonewall running from lower left foreground into the far right middleground in front of the convent. St. John's Convent sits in the middleground with a covered porch on the front and left side. There appears to be metal openings in the fence on the far right in front of the building. There is an addition on the back of the convent which was added in the 1880s to house a school. There is a large cupola on top of the school addition. There are trees on the left of eth convent as well as a fountain. Written directly o

L2007.0031.0001.0070-B - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a class of students, boys and girls, from St. John's Convent of Mercy , located on Cross Street in Laconia, in 1890. In the foreground are three rows of students, boys and girls sitting and standing. The first row consists of six girls sitting, all dressed in long dresses. The second girl from the left is Addie Leonard and the third and sixth girls from the left are from the Reardon Family who lived on Lyford Street in Laconia. The second row consists of five boys and one girl on the far right standing. The girl is wearing a long dress and the boys are wearing suits and ties and jackets. On the far left is Tommy McGloughlin and the third boy from t

L2007.0031.0001.0070-C - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a man sitting on the porch of St. John's Convent of Mercy located on Cross Street in Laconia, in 1945. In the foreground is a sidewalk with a decorative wooden fence bodering it and steps leading up to the covered wrap-around porch of St. John's Convent of Mercy. There are numbers on the post near the steps stating " 15, 01". There are plants and bushes in front of the convent building. On the porch are several rocking chairs. There is a man sitting on the chair on the left reading a newspaper. He is wearing a jacket, shirt, pants and hat. There are additional stairs leading up to the porch and the main entrance of the building on the far right. Th

L2007.0031.0003.0062-F - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a large open yard with two large pine trees and bicycles near them with St. John's Parochial School on the left in Laconia in the 1940s. In the foreground is a large open yard with two large pine trees on the right. There are several bicycles surrounding the base of the trees. In the middleground on the far left is St. John's Parochial School. The school building has three stories, windows and dormers on the upper level. There is a fenced area in front of the school on the left. On the far right side of the school is a covered porch. On the far right in the background are additional buildings and trees and bushes. Written below the picture in the al