Driftmier, Leanna Field, 1886-1976

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1886
Death 1976

Biographical notes:

Radio broadcaster and founder of "Kitchen-klatter" on radio station KFNF in Shenandoah, Iowa. On this, the longest running homemaker program in the history of radio, Driftmier discussed household hints, recipes, her family, philosophy, and whatever news seemed worth sharing. In 1954 she was awarded the Iowa Mother of the Year Award.

From the description of Papers of Leanna Driftmier, 1954-1991. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233106321

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w60v9rqc
SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Women
  • Iowa Mother of the Year Award
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Women broadcasters
  • Women radio writers
  • Radio broadcasters
  • Home economics, rural

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Iowa--Shenandoah (as recorded)
  • Shenandoah (Iowa) (as recorded)
  • Iowa (as recorded)