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Bess and Fred E. Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/52
Abstract Elizabeth "Bess" Storm Ferguson, a 1921 graduate of Iowa State, was a homemaker and journalist. Her husband, Fred, who was a 1922 graduate of Iowa State, was Publications Editor (1924-1953) for Iowa State College (University) and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station. This collection includes the papers of both Bess and Fred Ferguson and contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, professional writings, and farm records. Bess's professional works focus...
Dates: 1887-1986, undated

Betty Lou Varnum papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/53
Abstract Betty Lou Varnum was a TV personality at WOI-TV in central Iowa. She began her career in 1954 as host of a program for children, "The Magic Window." She also hosted other WOI-TV programs "Dimension 5," "Status 6," and "Stringer’s Newscast." Varnum was an announcer for a number of televised VEISHEA parades at Iowa State University and Iowa State Fair parades in Des Moines, Iowa. She retired from WOI-TV in 1994. This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, program notes,...
Dates: 1955-1993, undated

Harmon B. Deal papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 5/6/21
Scope and Content

This collection chronicles the years that Harmon Deal was the General Manager of WOI.

Dates: 1920-1925

Keith K. Ketcham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/15
Scope and Content

The collection (1960-1987) Includes the important correspondence of Keith Ketcham during his nearly-ten-years as the General Manager of WOI Radio/TV as well as administrative documents from this period of his career.

Dates: 1960-1987

Patrick John O’Connell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/91
Scope and Content This collection (1956-1957, 1990) consists of photographic contact sheets and negatives taken during 1956 and 1957, as well as an itemized list of the photographs. The photographs include several images from the WOI-TV studio, including interviews done with people such as Ezra Taft Benson, President James Hilton, and coverage of Betty Lou McVay’s children’s show, "The Magic Window." There are several photographs of concerts including dance scenes and images of Louis Armstrong. The collection...
Dates: 1956-1957, 1990

Robert Mulhall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/14
Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence related to Robert Mulhall's work at WOI, administrative papers from Mulhall's leadership of WOI, legal documents regarding actions taken by and against WOI Radio and WOI Television, and documents related to WOI’s extensive application for special service authorization to broadcast during the night-time hours

Dates: 1939-2006