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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

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

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.
Dates: Existence: 1991

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

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

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

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

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1937-1996; 1960-1993

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-

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1880, 1918-1993

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-1983; 1917-1919

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Dates: 1942-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Pauline Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0202
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Dates: 1884-1994

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement 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.
Dates: 1968-2010

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940-1994

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002