Feb 23, 1987
Dear Priscilla & Rick
Word reached me last evening that dear Bumpy had slipped away from us. I’m sure she was ready to go but fortunately she doesn’t take with her cherished memories for her many friends and admirers. My own go back to the day in 1942 when she walked into the office at the marble palace where I happened to be holding down a chair. She was looking very glamorous compared to the rest of us wearing a big floppy hat. In later years [inserted with a carrot: at Oberlin] on special occasions she’d sport it for my benefit. My memories are too many to attempt to recount, but all full of fun, some [scaries?] and much adventure and comradeship.
My thoughts and sense of loss go out to you which I share in my own smaller way.
Devotedly – Louise A. Wood
 In 1979, the Supersisters Trading Card Company released trading card #28 featuring Congresswoman Meyner (“Helen Stevenson Meyner card number 28, 1979,” Mary Louise Smith Papers, 1914-1997, Iowa Women’s Archive Founders, University of Iowa Libraries Digital Collections.).
 From the dates and the context, it seems that Wood and Eleanor may initially have met while both overseas in the Red Cross during World War II.