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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Velma Morrison  

Pen Name: HIldegarde Ford

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction

Born: 1910


Illinois Connection

Morrison lived in Princeton, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Velma Hildegarde Ford Morrison was a Drake University graduate. She taught school, married and ran a dairy farm with her husband of 60 years. When she couldn't find books she felt were suitable for children, she started authoring books under her maiden name: Hildegarde Ford.She collaborated on more than 15 books with illustrator Mary Win.

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