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RE: Robert D. Howell, Col USAF (Ret.) looking for Wm Mohr irises---
iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
  • Subject: RE: Robert D. Howell, Col USAF (Ret.) looking for Wm Mohr irises---
  • From: "Karl" <kbecker95@wi.rr.com>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:38:29 -0600

 

BRIDEâS HALO 1971 IS BY H.MOHR ÂNOT BY W.MOHR at least that what it says in the 1979 iris checklist I do have BRIDEâS Halo if wanted.

 

From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Annette Milch
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 3:45 PM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com; echapman@ClayIngels.com; echapman@speedbeam.com; StorYlade@aol.com; dwarfiris@insightbb.com
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Robert D. Howell, Col USAF (Ret.) looking for Wm Mohr irises---

 

 

I was contacted several years ago by Ellen Chapman and taken to see her field of William Mohr irises. She wanted to show the irises, but did not have names on them. I could only identify a few. "Bride's Halo" among them. I have 2 e-mail addresses for her

Annette Milch

-----Original Message-----
From: Betty Wilkerson <Autmirislvr@aol.com>
To: iris-photos <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 2:34 pm
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Robert D. Howell, Col USAF (Ret.) looking for Wm Mohr irises---

 

Janet, could you post this to Iris Lovers on Facebook? There was a
recent discussion on historic iris.

Betty Wilkerson
Zone 6 KY
autmirislvr@aol.com

-----Original Message-----
From: AIS Janet Smith gbyp456@gmail.com>
To: Iris-Photos iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Cc: Jr.Wayne C. Smith waynecjr@bellsouth.net>; Robert Howell
f86-b52@att.net>
Sent: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 11:05 pm
Subject: [iris-photos] Robert D. Howell, Col USAF (Ret.) looking for Wm
Mohr irises---

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.
 
Thank you,
Janet Smith
California
 
Robert Howell f86-b52@att.net>
 
>> From: Robert Howell f86-b52@att.net>
>> Date: January 28, 2013, 3:21:10 PM EST
>> To: " Jr.Wayne C. Smith" waynecjr@bellsouth.net>
>> 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
>following
>24 years as an AF pilot.  As a younster growing up in NW Iowa, I had
>some
>Aunts who raised iris and they gave me one when I was probably about
>10 (born
>in 1929 and currently 83) . It was a Wm. Mohr and I entered one of
>the blooms
>in a local flower show and won a 1st prize.  I have always wanted to
>have
>another, but a military life didn't help to set out iris bulbs.
>Anyway, I
>have been trying to find one of the growers that might still have a
>Wm. Mohr.
>Had one from Calif., ;but lost the paper work and they didn't publish
>a
>ctalog.  So tried thru the Historicaql Iris Society and that is a
>very
>difficult web site to navigate to found a name - Jeff Walters who was
>listed
>as the Commercial lead man and he lived like a neighbor in
>Spartanburg so
>called and got him.   He said he had been out of that job for nearly
>2 years
>and recommended I contact you in my effot to find a grower that still
>raised
>Wm. Mohn.  If you can be any assistance in that regard, please drop
>me an
>E-mail.  Any help you can give will be appreciated.  Robert D.
>Howell, Col,
>USAF (Ret.)
>

--

Janet Smith
AIS Coordinator, Calendar, Digital Programs/Slides, Image/Photo, Photo
Contest
Fresno Iris Society, Secretary 2013
P O Box 1585
Coarsegold, CA 93614-1585
559-683-0447 (home and fax)
 
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