Census Records: US, Iowa
Death Records: Social Security Death Index Public Trees
Bahls, Jane Easter. Footprints of the Founder: The Story of Easter Enterprises. Self-published, 1988.
Birth certificates: Kenneth Garrett (Delayed); Marian Kreie
Death Certificates: Kenneth Garrett; Marian Garrett
Diaries of Lorena Floye Beard, 193 5-1977
Lorimor: The First Hundred Years. Self-published, 1987.
Marriage Certificate: Kenneth Garrett and Marian Kreie
Newspaper records, including articles, obituaries
Personal collection of memorabilia
Personal recollection of relatives, friends
Rosenblatt, Roger. "The Disease That Takes Your Breath Away", Time: April 30, 2001, p. 86.
Spring City: A Pictorial History of Colfax, Iowa. Colfax Historical Society, 2009.
Theda Clark School of Nursing records
Wikipedia: History/population of St. Charles, Pleasantville, Colfax, and Mason City