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wa00004. Autobiographical Resources: Diaries, Memoirs, and Oral Histories

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1977

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract Farm magazine writer.
Dates: 1904-1960

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-1992

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1892-1997

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1983-1992

Inez Christen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0469
Abstract Transcribed diaries of a Northeast Iowa hired girl, farmwoman and mother.
Dates: 1922-2000

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-1998

Jesse Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1905-1999; 1905-1938

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944; 1872-1917

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.
Dates: 1917-1983; 1917-1971

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Dates: 1892-1992

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991-1993