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Haeger Pottery Revisited, E. Dundee, IL, 2022

I wish to discuss the Visitation Convent. Besides being nestled amidst a residential neighborhood, it is, of course, a residence. The building was erected in 1931. In addition to rooms for the Sisters it housed a theater. I attended kindergarten at Visitation and our little building was connected by a tunnel to the convent. We put on a fashion show and the play Hansel and Gretel while I attended. I believe the theater was also used by the grades 1 through 8 all girls school, which was also adjacent the convent and administered by the Sisters. In 1994 the convent was purchased by Loras College. It is now a student residence with art studios and music practice rooms in the basement.
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