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Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.
Dates: 1873-1874

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.

Arrangement The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.
Dates: 1891-1934; 1891-1934

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

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.
Dates: 1937-1976

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.
Dates: 1898-1993

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1936-1939, 1998

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

Nellie Bishop oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0092
Abstract Buchanan County, Iowa, native who farmed with her husband.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; two videocassettes [V169 and V183] shelved in videocassette collection.
Dates: 1995-1998

Phoebe Kellum Mericle Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.

Arrangement One item, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1893

Rosebelle Pierce Luick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0828
Abstract Corresponence about daily life in the late 19th century from friends and family to Luick, a resident of Belmond, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1902; Other: Date acquired: 2011-06-28

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.
Dates: 1904-1966; 1930-1966

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Sarah White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0077
Abstract Correspondence and circle letters of a northwestern Iowa farmwoman.
Dates: 1941-1979

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.
Dates: 1926-2003

Velma Carney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0560
Abstract Adair County, Iowa, farm woman. Papers include household accounting ledgers.
Dates: 1908-2004

Vern Berry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0354
Abstract Newspaper columnist who co-authored a book entitled, ?Roots and Recipes: Six Generations of Heartland Cookery.?

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980-1998

Virginia Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0540
Abstract Scrapbooks of Bremer County, Iowa, Farm Bureau woman.
Dates: 1976-1993

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.
Dates: 1974-1994

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Iowa State Teachers College 2
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American Association of University Women 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Berry, Vern, 1906-2004 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 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
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 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
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dykstra family 1
Eblen family 1
Eblen, Charlene, 1925- 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Falk, Florence 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Ferguson, Gladys Miller, 1881-1976 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Ford, Cassie Thompson, 1889-1966 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Fuhrmeister family 1
Fuhrmeister, Emeline 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Genesee College 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Goldman, June Parker, 1925- 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
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