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Elizabeth Irish

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Elizabeth Irish was the principal of a business college, living at 132 North Dodge Street, according to the 1910 Census. Her mother, Susanah A. Irish, also lived with her as well as several lodgers. She was born around the year 1865. The college was located at 119 South Clinton Street. An ad in the 1908 City Directory promotes learning shorthand, bookkeeping, typewriting, commercial law and arithmetic, telegraphy, mimeographing, and orthography.

The attached article was published in the Iowa City Daily Press on September 20, 1904. The second attached article was published in the Iowa City Citizen on April 1, 1916. The attached ad was published in the Iowa City Daily Press on September 12, 1904.

Citation

Hruska, “Elizabeth Irish,” Iowa City Public Library, accessed August 21, 2017, http://history.icpl.org/items/show/2010.