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TITLE:»ESTHER THORNHILL

SUBTITLE:»

»PAPERS, DATES:»1956-1996

QUANTITY:»6 items

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The »papers (donor no. 356) were donated by »Esther Thornhill in 1996.

ACCESS:

The »papers are open for research.

AUDIOVISUAL:

»One audiocassette shelved in audiocassette collection (AC320).

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PHOTOGRAPHS:

»In folder 1.

PROCESSED BY:

Your name, year»Kristen Rassbach, 1997.

»Biography

            Begin text here:»Esther Thornhill moved to Ida Grove, Iowa, in 1923 when she was in the third grade and lived in Ida Grove for all of her life.  Thornhill stayed home to take care of her children after she married Pete Thornhill.  Previously she had worked at the Iowa Master Breeders Hatchery and Jack's Hamburger Shop in Ida Grove, Iowa.

 

 

Scope and Content Note

 

            Begin text here:The» Esther Thornhill papers date from » 1956 to 1996 and consist of 6 items.  The collection includes an oral history (AC320) of Thornhill recorded by her grandson Derik Cranston in 1995, four photographs, and Thornhill's memoirs, which she wrote between 1986 and 1996.