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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 23 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

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

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

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

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

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 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

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

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

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

Irene Coleman Buckley memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0386
Abstract A Handful of Rain: The Life of Irene Buckley, describes her life as a teacher, wife, mother, librarian, and volunteer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998

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

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0479
Abstract Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2002-

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

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1991

Margaret Strang Corothers memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1934

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Dates: 1982-1986