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Barbara Krigsten papers

Identifier: IWA1031

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Scope and Contents

The Barbara Krigsten papers are from 1952 and measure 0.25 linear inches. The papers are arranged into one series: biographical.

The Biographical series (1952) consists of one photograph that depicts what seems to be a Hanukah party put together by the children of the four Jewish families living in Denisen, Iowa in 1952. The boys within the photograph are wearing yamakas, the table has several wrapped presents on it, and there is small boy lighting a row of eight candles. Along with the photograph is a list compiled by Barbara Krigsten of all the names, as well as some biographical information, of everyone pictured.


  • Creation: 1952

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

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0.25 linear inches

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Picture of a Hanukah party in Denisen, Iowa in 1952.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1497) were donated by Barbara Krigsten in 2017.

Barbara Krigsten papers
Bailey Petersen
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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