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Title The Nuns' Story Papers
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content Written by Nola Perez and Luigi Bresciani for the purpose of getting attention and recognition for the heroism of the two nuns who gave their lives caring for the Fernandina sick and dying during the yellow fever crisis.
Discusses the Sisters of Saint Joseph, especially Mother Marie Celinie Joubert and Sisters Marie de Sales, and their heroism during the yellow fever epidemic of 1877 in Fernandina.
Includes:
News Leader article (09/19/2014) of a commemoration of their deaths and burial in Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Biographies of the Sisters including research results from the Diocesan archives in St. Augustine.
Translation from the French of an article De Notre Maison--Mere de Saint-Joseph du Puy, le 31 decembre 1877.
News Leader article (10/15/2015) by Dickie Anderson
Amelia Now particle (date not given).
Catalog Number 2015.065.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2015.065
Caption Nuns Story
Number of images 27
People Perez, Nola
Bresciani, Luigi
Sisters of St. Joseph
Joubert, Marie Celinie (Mother)
Sales, Marie de (Sister)
Search Terms Yellow fever
St. Michael's Catholic Church
Bosque Bello Cemetery
Subjects Nuns
Classification Religion