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Ackley, Helen



Helen Ackley was the daughter of Lelia and Orville Ackley of Idaho. She was a nursing student at Berkeley Hospital in California in 1933-1934. Helen Wainright Ackley was born on 28 April 1905, in St. Louis, Missouri and died on 23 April 1968, in Santa Clara, California and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California. (From

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Lelia Ackley and Helen Ackley Diaries

 Collection — Box MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Identifier: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...
Dates: 1905-1934