Formal portrait of Sister Mary Christopher O'Rourke.
Back of the photograph: Eileen McClure Room 62 Arcade Bldg. Providence 3, R.I. Sister Mary Christopher RSM 1968-1973.
Sister Mary Christopher O'Rourke was President of Salve Regina College from 1968 to 1973. She headed several initiatives to address poverty in Newport County, including the Head Start program for children.
Black and white image. 17 x 12 cm. (7 x 5 in.)
O'Rourke, Mary Christopher, RSM, Salve Regina University, Faculty, Salve Regina College, Newport, R.I., Sisters of Mercy, Salve Regina University