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Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1956-1996


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Biographical / Historical

Esther Thornhill moved to Ida Grove, Iowa 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.


6.00 items

1 audiocassette [AC320]<br>Photographs in folder 1 other_unmapped