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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Charlotte Faxon diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1864-1867

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1978

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

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Gladys Conn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0225
Abstract Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa, whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2001

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

Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0677
Abstract The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1988

Inez Christen papers

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

Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0628
Abstract Oral histories and transcripts. Collection of 77 oral histories of Iowa women artists conducted by Jane Robinette in 1998-1999.
Dates: 1998-1999

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

Jerry Yocum papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0704
Abstract Transcript of the diary of Beulah Marie Lucas of Pocahontas, Iowa compiled by her son Jerry Yocum in 1997.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1997