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What was the first Catholic women’s college in Florida?

Barry College 1989-011-1294

(_______________. January 23, 1955. Credit: Miami News Collection, HistoryMiami, 1989-011-1294)

In 1938 Mother Gerald Barry, believing it was important for women to go to college, saw the need for a Catholic women’s college in the southern United States. So, she began a college in Miami Shores. The school she founded became the first Catholic women’s college south of Washington, D. C.

A. Barry College

 

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