wa00004. Autobiographical Resources: Diaries, Memoirs, and Oral Histories
Found in 209 Collections and/or Records:
Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Reminiscence of nineteenth century Humboldt County, Iowa.
Oral histories with Latino women and family members conducted by the staff of the Iowa Women's Archives through its Mujeres Latinas project.
Native of Hamburg, Iowa and missionary to the West Indies and the Belgian Congo from 1925 until 1959.
Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.
Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Environmental activist who co-founded Project GREEN, a city planning and beautification initiative in Iowa City.
Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.
Two generations of an eastern Iowa family, many generations of which attended the University of Iowa.
15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Poet and native of Burlington, Iowa.
The Well (Lexington, MA: R.E. Filipowski, c1993) is shelved with printed works, in the Iowa Authors Collection in the Special Collections Department, and in the general collection in the Main Library.
Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.
Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.
Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of "Friendly Fire" and a hardcover copy of "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" are shelved in the printed works collection.
Diaries of Mary Pierce describe family life in Harlan, Iowa from 1927 to 1947; Mary Clark's memoir reflects on medical challenges in the early 1900s.
The family came to Iowa City in 1905 when Henry Prentiss established the Anatomy Department at the State University of Iowa.
Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.
The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.