Alvaretta (Francis) Edwards, 1880s-1890s

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Description

A formal portrait of Alvaretta (Francis) Edwards, circa late 1880s-1890s.

Alvaretta was born to Charles and Mary Ellen (Clark) Francis of Coralville, Iowa in 1873. In 1902, she married Al Edwards. They had two children: Edith Mary (b. 1910) and Lois (b. 1911).

Alvaretta was very involved in the Coralville community: she taught at the Old Coralville School from 1889-1902, and served as the Town Treasurer from 1923-1928. In 1918, she began working at the Iowa City Press-Citizen, retiring in 1939. She died in 1953 while living in Ottumwa, Iowa (Lovetinsky et al., p. 103).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

Late 1880s - 1890s

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given.

Format

jpeg

Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

Files

98.34.62.jpg

Citation

“Alvaretta (Francis) Edwards, 1880s-1890s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed October 19, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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