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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dates: 1958-1997

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

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.
Dates: 1937-1993

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement A gift copy of James W. Foley's Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Dates: 1908-1986

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract Educator and Red Cross worker.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

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

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 Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Dates: 1922-1996

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

Evelyn Birkby Collection of Radio Homemaker Materials

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0126
Abstract Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Dates: 1924-2012

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
Dates: 1917-2000

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

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

Georgia Peeso Haygarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0524
Abstract Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.
Dates: 1912-1915

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998