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Black and white photograph of composer Paul Fetler (at the piano) with Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella), c.1969.

Paul Fetler and Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella)

Composer Paul Fetler (at the piano) with Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella), c.1969.

Black and white photograph of Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella, left) with May Sarton (right), c.1958.

Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella) and May Sarton

Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella, left) with May Sarton (right), c.1958.

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 the Oak Park Home for Children (formerly the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children) at 1704–1708 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, 1948.

Oak Park Home for Children

The Oak Park Home for Children (formerly the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children) at 1704–1708 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, 1948. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives (University of Minnesota, St. Paul).

Black and white photograph of residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children, c1935.

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children, c1935. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives (University of Minnesota, St. Paul).

Black and white photograph of residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children, 1934.

Jewish Sheltering Home for Children residents

The Jewish Sheltering Home for Children, 1934. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives (University of Minnesota, St. Paul).

Black and white photograph of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children at 1704 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis,1925.

Jewish Sheltering Home for Children

The Jewish Sheltering Home for Children at 1704 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis,1925. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives (University of Minnesota, St. Paul).

Black and white photograph of the playground of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Playground at the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children

Playground of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Black and white photograph of a man telling a story to residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Storytelling time at the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children

Man telling a story to residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Black and white photograph of residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children

Residents of the Jewish Sheltering Home for Children in Minneapolis, c.1925.

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