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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1992-1999

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.
Dates: 1874-1999

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

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

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.
Dates: 1898-2016

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

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

Hazel Beck Andre papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0049
Abstract Memoir written by Iowa native dying of cancer in 1956.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956

Hedwig Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1044
Overview Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.
Dates: 1961-2015

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1984-1992

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Dates: 1892-1992

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American Association of University Women 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
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Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Brandt family 1
Brant family 1
Brant, Alice Sophia, 1882-1956 1
Brant, Naomi 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Falk, Florence 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hamilton, Mary E. Walling, 1911- 1
Hansen, Edith 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co. 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hill, Catherine Snedeker 1
Hill, William, 1834-1896 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Larimer, Ann 1
Larimer, John 1
Living History Farms (Museum) 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Master Farm Homemakers Guild (Iowa) 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Monticello Female Seminary 1
Morado family 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Nichols, Barbara Burrell, 1922-1955 1
Nichols, Gail 1
Nichols, Mary 1
Nielson, Pauline Petersen, 1884- 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Oakley, Billie 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Petersen family 1
Powers family 1
Romey, Abbie, 1905-1994 1
Ruth, Virginia Lynn Collins 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sallee, Dorothy, 1906- 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmidt, Hedwig, 1907-1998 1
Schroeder, Alvena, 1899-1989 1
Schueler, Allegra, 1904- 1
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