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Bissell, Bess G.


Bess G. Bissell grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, attended college in Pennsylvania, and continued her studies in Rome and Florence. She established an animal shelter in Dubuque, but during World War I enlisted in the Red Cross and served as a canteen worker in France and Italy. After the war she worked with mill-workers for the YWCA and continued her human activities.

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Bess G. Bissell Papers

Identifier: msc0564
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author's Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: 1908-1970