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Color image of participants in the Operation Free Flu Shot program gather for a group photograph at the Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul’s RiverCentre on November 24, 2012.

Operation Free Flu Shot program (1 of 2)

Participants in the Operation Free Flu Shot program gather for a group photograph at the Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul’s RiverCentre on November 24, 2012.

Color image of a meeting of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition, 2013.

Meeting of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition

Members of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition (HHCPC) meet at Big Brothers Big Sisters, an HHCPC member host site, in St. Paul in 2013.

Color image of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition Health Fair , 2013.

Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition Health Fair

Attendees of the eighteenth annual health fair organized by the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition gather outside a health education booth. Photographed by a HHCPC member in July 2013.

Black and white image of a Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition Health Fair poster

Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition Health Fair poster

A poster, created by Hmong youth in June 2014, used to advertise the eighteenth annual health fair organized by the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition. The fair was held in July of 2014 at Lao Family Community of Minnesota’s Hmong Freedom Festival at Como Park.

Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition

The Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition (HHCPC) is a partnership of Hmong public health experts based in St. Paul. Since its founding in 1995, the HHCPC has grown to become a central health resource for Minnesota’s Hmong community. Its members and volunteers conduct research, educate patients, develop best practices, and provide leadership to other health groups.

Smith, Alice Gustava (Sister Maris Stella) (1899–1987)

Alice Gustava Smith, better known by her students and readers as Sister Maris Stella, taught English at the College of St. Catherine (now St. Catherine University) in St. Paul for nearly fifty years. During that time she also published books of verse that built her reputation as a skilled and spiritual poet.

Black and white photograph of Mount Sinai Hospital, 1962.

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Hospital, 1962.

Black and white photograph of the interior lobby of Mount Sinai Hospital, 1955.

Mount Sinai Hospital Lobby

Interior lobby of Mount Sinai Hospital, 1955.

Black and white photograph of workers from the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, the hospital’s fundraising, service and public relations organization, 1955.

Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary workers

Workers from the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, the hospital’s fundraising, service and public relations organization, 1955.

Black and white photograph of two members of the Mount Sinai Women's Auxiliary posing in the Mount Sinai Hospital gift shop holding a sign advertising greeting cards, c.1954.

Volunteers at Mount Sinai Gift Shop

Two members of the Mount Sinai Women's Auxiliary posing in the Mount Sinai Hospital gift shop holding a sign advertising greeting cards, c.1954. The Mount Sinai Women's Auxiliary formed a year prior to the opening of Mount Sinai Hospital in 1950. The Auxiliary operated the snack shop and gift cart and provided volunteers offering care to participants and family members.

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