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Rasmussen, Esther Morris, 1914-1991

 Person

Esther Morris Rasmussen was born on November 20, 1914, in Niles, Michigan, the first child of Richard B. Morris (1891-1974) and Lillian V. Steinbauer Morris (1890-1985). Esther graduated from Niles High School in 1931 and Western State Teacher’s College (now Western Michigan University) in 1938 with a B.S. in Music Education. In October of 1932, Esther rented a room with the Leo B., Sr. (1890-1975) and Cornelia Brown Morris (1890-1965) and their son, Leo. B. Jr. (1914-1988). Following her stay with the Rasmussen family, Esther dated Leo. Jr. while he attended University of Michigan, Medical School. Esther had five brothers, Richard E. (1916-1987), Edward (1918-1991), Walter G. (1921-2011, Robert S. (1923-1945), and Harold (1925-2009).

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Morris Rasmussen

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1584
Scope and Contents Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1930-1980

Esther Rasmussen , 1941

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1941

From Esther to Harold, 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1941

From Esther to Parents, 1932-1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1932-1939

From Esther to Parents , 1940-1945

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1940-1945

From Friends to Esther, 1934-1938

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1934-1938

From Harold to Esther, 1933

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1933

From Leo to Esther , 1934-1937

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1934-1937

From Leo to Esther , 1938

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1938

From Leo to Esther , 1939

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1939