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St. Elizabeth's, Covington, Kentucky

The first St. Elizabeth's, on 7th Street, between Madison and Scott; earlier, the building
 was used as a grocery store.   It was dedicated on January 23, 1861.

 

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Henrietta Esther Scott Cleveland
(1817-1907) was instrumental in founding St. E.
Dr. Paul Tenkotte has written a
piece on her which can be found at this site.
Sr. Frances Schevier, founder
of the Sisters of the Poor of
St. Francis
l-r, Rev. Thomas Butler (1836-1869), Bishop
George Carrell (1803-1868); and Rev. Ferdinand
Kühr (1806-1870) Carrell was Bishop of
Covington when St. E. was founded.

 

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Sr. Afra Hoffacker, one of the first
sisters to serve at the 7th St. location
St. Elizabeth's Foundling Asylum
cared for children of all races
St. Elizabeth of Hungary

 

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Fund Raiser, 1860 Louis Meyer was the first
patient, admitted
January 21, 1861
Intake record for a slave named
Henrietta, who was cared for,
and baptized.
Sr. Afra Hoffacker's death
certificate, in German

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St. Elizabeth's, Covington, Kentucky

  

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Chapel of St. Elizabeth The back of the second
St. E. Location

  

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These are all images of the second location of St. Elizabeth's

 

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pre-1914 pre-1914  1908 
This building was on the northwest corner of 11th and Madison.   Opened in 1868, it served until the new building on 21st Street opened, August 1, 1914.  In the background of the two images on the left is the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church

 

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Sr. Emilie, Mother Superior at
the time of the 11th St. location
Sanborn Fire Map of the
location of the 11th St. location
Sr. Pancratia, Superior
of the Sisters in the
1910's & 20's.
l-r, Sisters Eusebia and
Radigundis, served at 11th,
and likely moved to 20th St.

 

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Chapel Interior at 11th Street.
Murals by Johann Schmitt.
Operating Room at 11th
Street, c. 1900
Statute of St. Joseph in
the 11th St. location
1903 benefit picnic for the
St. E. Foundlings

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The St. E below (you may know it as St. E North) is the third building.
These days, it's called Providence Pavilion,“a rehabilitation and nursing center
with private and semi-private rooms for 82 residents and a full range of services.”

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The New St. Elizabeth Hospital The New St. Elizabeth Hospital

This structure was dedicated on August 1, 1914.

 

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 unknown year Interior of the
Chapel at St. Elizabeth
1928

 

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Samuel Hannaford was the
architect of the 20th St.
location
Bishop Ferdinand Brossart
was influential in the creation
of St. E.'s maternity ward.
Dr. James Averdick,
Chief of Staff at St. E.

 

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St. E in the 1937 Flood looking from St. E in 1937 St. Elizabeth in the 1937 Flood

   

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This is a steam shovel, brought in to provide steam to St. E in the '37 Flood,
since the boilers in St. E's basement were flooded, and inoperable.  On 20th street.

 

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 St. Elizabeth, 1920  St. Elizabeth, 1922

 

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Nurses Dining Room

 

Record Room

 

Main Kitchen

 

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Nurses & Children's Wards

 

Treatment Room &
Pharmacy

 

Lab & Basal
Metabolism Room

 

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Medical Ward &
Private Rooms

Medical Ward

Operating Room

All of these interior scenes are from 1934

 

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Pregnancy test rabbits Laboratory Iron Lung for polio patients
     
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Secretaries Blood Bank Children's ward, w. Sr.
Mary Damien Durso

 

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Bishop Malloy, Groundbreaking
for student nurses housing
(Tarsicia Hall)
Nursing Classes, left, June 1949; right, unknown The Early 1970's

 

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C. 1958 Aerial View of St. E., c. 1963 St. E.  from the Air

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Aerial of the Fourth St. Elizabeth, 1981 St. E. South

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“The Covington pest-house has been put under the charge of the sisters of the St. Elizabeth Hospital
of that place,who have fitted it up comfortably and named it Lazarus Hospital. There are six cases of
small-pox in the institution at the present.” Courier-Journal, February 13, 1872
St Elizabeth's own internet site has a history 
of the hospital.  You can go here to read it.
A history of St. E from 1934 is here. (pdf)

st e thanks

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