Sisters breaking ground

Pictured above: Groundbreaking of Marian Hall North (Later called Bonaventure) and Cafeteria, May 28, 1965.  Sister Grace McDonald (front) and Mother Ann Marie Kerper break the first spade full of dirt, while Bishop Frederick Freking leads the proceedings.

The Viterbo University Archives preserves university materials of historical value and serves as an educational resource for scholarly and administrative research.  The Archives is located in room 132 of the library, which is in Murphy Center.  Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are welcome to visit.

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