Lucy Van Voorhis White diary, 1882-1884

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Title

Lucy Van Voorhis White diary, 1882-1884

Subject

Children; Girls

United States -- Iowa -- Poweshiek County

1880-1890

Description

Lucy Van Voorhis White (1869–1935) was born in Grundy County, Iowa, and grew up in Pleasant Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa. The second of seven children, Lucy helped the rest of the family with farm work, but she also prioritized her education. After completing school, she became a teacher, then left the profession to become a farm wife and mother of three. She died of cancer in 1935. The White farm, located in Dallas County, Iowa, remained in the family; in 1982, it was recognized in the Iowa Century Farms Program, signifying 100 years of private ownership.

Creator

White, Lucy Van Voorhis, 1869-1935

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives

Date

1882

2006-11

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this item. Commercial use or distribution of this digital object is not permitted without written permission of the Iowa Women's Archives.

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