Gladys Miller Ferguson papers
Collection — Folder: 1
Scope and Contents
The Gladys Miller Ferguson papers date from 1919 to 1978 and consist of 6 items. Several of the items are undated. The collection contains three newspaper clippings, two photographs of Ferguson, and one handwritten account of her life from an unknown source.
- Ferguson, Gladys Miller, 1881-1976 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.
Biographical / Historical
Gladys Miller was raised in Mechanicsville, Iowa, where she graduated from high school in 1910. She graduated from Drake University in 1915 and taught school in Rockwell City and Spencer, Iowa. During this time, from 1917-1919, Miller coached the Rockwell City High School girls' basketball team. Miller married Everett Ferguson in 1920. They had four children and lived on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa. Ferguson ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat for State Representative from Cedar County in 1942. She was actively involved with the Mechanicsville Public Library for more than twenty years.
Photographs in folder 1. other_unmapped
Teacher and high school girls basketball coach from Mechanicsville, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Method of Acquisition
The papers (donor no. 432) were donated by Barbara O. Wallick in 1997.
- Kristen Rassbach, 1997.
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