Myrtle Young Lester Photograph/Cabinet Card Collection

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US-GCS DCL Coll-166 Row G AV Young

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Myrtle Young Lester Photograph/Cabinet Card Collection


  • from 1877 (Creation)


Quantity: 1 – 12 x 13 beige box

Arrangement: alphabetical

Background Note: Myrtle Young Lester was born in Jasper County in 1877 and later moved to Warren County, where she lived until her death in 1979. The collection included twelve photographs and cabinet cards, a brief biography written by her grandson, Richard Ruble, and obituaries for a few of the subjects pictured.

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Zetta Adkins
Jed Roberts; Myrtle & Orvil Collingham; Effie Phreldkeld (?)
Mr. & Mrs. Richard (?) Cox
Harry Patterson
Jim Pierce & Chlo Pierce
Uncle Charley & Aunt (Ar)melda Powers
Mark Sandusky
Phil Sandusky
Ben Smith
John Smith
Effie Tilden
Edd Young

Obituaries: Richard Cox
Millie Emmeline Cox
Armelda Powers

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Donated by: Richard Ruble, 4005 Welker Ave., Des Moines IA 50312

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Name of Preparer: D. Lalonde
Date of Preparation: 4/8/08

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