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Bowman, Irma Jean, 1908-1999



  • Existence: June 30, 1908 - June 3, 1999

Biographical Information

Irma Jean Bowman was born in Remington, Indiana on June 30, 1908. She was the daughter of Charles and Alice Bowman. Irma Jean Bowman graduated from Remington High School in 1926 and attended Indiana University, and graduated from South Bend Cosmetology and Beautician School. She operated a beauty shop, and later owned a yarn shop in Remington. In 1959 she assumed the district distributor of Beauty Counselor Cosmetics. She served on the board and chaired the program committee of Fountain Park Chautauqua. She died on June 3, 1999 at Indianapolis Orthopedic in Indianapolis, Indiana.


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Irma Jean Bowman scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 227
Scope and Contents The Irma Jean Bowman scrapbook documents Bowman’s attendance at a wide variety of musical, theatrical, dance, lectures, and related cultural performances at Purdue University and in Northwestern Indiana. The majority of the contents relate to concerts held at the Purdue University Hall of Music (now known as Elliott Hall of Music). Performances at Purdue were primarily offered through Purdue Convocations and Lectures, Purdue Musical Organizations, Purdue Playshop, and Victory Varieties. A few...
Dates: 1935 - 1980