Benedictine Sisters anticipate the completion of St Anthony's Hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota in 1900. Before workers' compensation was mandated by law most laborers went without coverage.
Every kid who attends public school in California learns how Junipero Serra helped develop a system of Missions to spread Catholicism in what was then called Alta California. Less well known is the role Catholic nuns and sisters played in building California after the Gold Rush. A traveling exhibit currently at the California Museum in Sacramento seeks to change that. Reporter: Stephanie Martin