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Winters, Helen Steele, 1912-1999 : Steele-Winters Family Papers, 1860-2009

Correspondence, estate papers, family records, farm related accounts, diaries, cards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, oral histories, and photographs of the Steele and Winters families. Both families were early homesteaders and farmers in rural northwestern Illinois, settling in and around Bureau, Sangamon, and Winnebago Counties in Illinois in the early 1800s. Their extended families continue to live and farm in these areas to the present day.
Extent: 17 linear feet - (39 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Ephemera, Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Steele-Winters
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The Steele-Winters Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).