1996
   Citation: 213.1212.5 (Full image size: 73Kb)

Irene Smith Crippen (June 29, 1906-December 15, 2000) served as treasurer of the Ames Girl Scout Council from its founding in 1945 until it was merged into the Moingona Council in the 1950s. This photo was taken in 1996 on her 90th birthday. She had been the long-time business manager for Tilden's Department Store in Ames. For more information on the history of girl scouting in Ames see Chapter 45: "Girl Scouts" in "Ames in Word and Picture, Book Two: Further Tales and Personal Memories," 1999, by Farwell T. Brown. (See also 213.1213.1-2)


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