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Charla Boyle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0953

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one memoir by Charla "Toot" Boyle. Boyle writes about her mother, Winifred Duffy, born in 1878 in Wilbern, Kansas, who, in 1921, moved to Fort Madison, Iowa. There, she raised a family and ran a confectionary store.


  • Existence: 1921


Conditions Governing Access

These papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Charla "Toot" Boyle was the youngest child of Winifred and Charles Duffy. She grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa where her mother ran a "confectionary" store. As an adult in Keosauqua, Iowa, she wrote a memoir about her mother.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



"Toot's Eye View:" a memoir by Charla "Toot" Boyle about her mother, who moved to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1921.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 761) were donated by Charla Boyle in 2001.

Anna Tunnicliff
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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