São Vicente, Cape Verde - 1967 - In this photograph, it is possible to see what the Church of the Salesian School of Arts and Crafts of São Vicente looked like in 1967.
São Paulo, Brazil - 1911 - In this antique photograph, dated 1911, a moment of the first 25th anniversary celebrations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus High School in São Paulo is immortalized. As can be seen, a large group of faithful gathered to celebrate this significant date together. Photography is part of the vast virtual collection of MOSB, the Museum of Salesian Work in Brazil, which can also be visited through Google Arts & Culture.
Turin, Italy - 1930 - In this photo, belonging to the photographic archive of the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, a group of students are portrayed during a lesson at the Don Bosco International Institute in Turin - Crocetta. The Don Bosco International Institute was the first Theological Studentate of the Salesian Congregation and began in Foglizzo Canavese in 1904. It was transferred to Turin-Crocetta on 8 September 1923 by Blessed Filippo Rinaldi.
Cuiabá, Brazil - 1894 - On 18 June 1894, the first Salesian missionaries arrived in Cuiabá, in Mato Grosso, under the guidance of the now Bishop Luigi Lasagna. They were five young missionaries who soon began their activity in the parish of “São Gonçalo do Porto”. The same year they founded the Salesian high school of arts and crafts and a year later they bought a farm where the “São Gonçalo” Salesian Boarding School was built. Shortly after, with the arrival of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, the Salesians began their great work alongside the Bororo.