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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Amelia McNeill papers

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Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.
Dates: 1929-1971

Anita Crawford papers

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Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Burchard Family papers

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Identifier: IWA0800
Abstract The family lived in New York state until 1910 when they moved to Iowa.  The diaries are from several generations.
Dates: 1862-2003

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

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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

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

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Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.
Dates: 1871-1987

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

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Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.
Dates: 1929-1994

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

Elvira Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0623
Abstract Tama County, Iowa farmwoman who maintained the family account books for nearly fifty years. She ran for city council on the Women's Progressive Ticket in 1942.
Dates: 1928-1984

Emmylou Krohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0634
Abstract Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.
Dates: 1940-1998

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1954-1999

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

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

Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0622
Abstract Women's club sponsered by the Farm Bureau.
Dates: 1958-1983

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Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buell family 1
Buell, Levina Willis 1
Burchard family 1
Burchard, Celestia 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Halferty family 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hoover, Irene 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Houston family 1
Houston, Elvira, 1901-1981 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Inter-State Conference of Farm Women 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Porkettes 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keppy, Myrtle, 1924-2009 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Krohn, Emmylou, 1920- 1
Lawrence family 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McCown family 1
McCown, Alfred Brown, 1850-1929 1
McCown, Anne Elizabeth, 1965- 1
McCown, Don Cleveland, 1884-1950 1
McCown, Frances Anne, 1902-1963 1
McCown, John Patrick, 1964- 1
McCown, Margaret 1
McCown, Robert A., 1939-2015 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McNeill, Amelia, 1890-1973 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Midwest Archives Conference 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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