Hello, here is hoping someone can assist this Ret. Col. in finding William Mohr irises to add to his collection.
If you can help let him know.
>> From: Robert Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Date: January 28, 2013, 3:21:10 PM EST
>> To: " Jr.Wayne C. Smith" <email@example.com
>> Subject: Iris from 1930's
>> Dear Sir: To introduce myself - I am a retired AF Col. and live in
>Batesburg. Moved here in 2010 after 36 years as an antique dealer
>24 years as an AF pilot. As a younster growing up in NW Iowa, I had
>Aunts who raised iris and they gave me one when I was probably about
>in 1929 and currently 83) . It was a Wm. Mohr and I entered one of
>in a local flower show and won a 1st prize. I have always wanted to
>another, but a military life didn't help to set out iris bulbs.
>have been trying to find one of the growers that might still have a
>Had one from Calif., ;but lost the paper work and they didn't publish
>ctalog. So tried thru the Historicaql Iris Society and that is a
>difficult web site to navigate to found a name - Jeff Walters who was
>as the Commercial lead man and he lived like a neighbor in
>called and got him. He said he had been out of that job for nearly
>and recommended I contact you in my effot to find a grower that still
>Wm. Mohn. If you can be any assistance in that regard, please drop
>E-mail. Any help you can give will be appreciated. Robert D.
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