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Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.
Dates: 1992

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Dieman-Bennett Dance Theatre of the Hemispheres (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0265
Abstract Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.
Dates: 1929-2017

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

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

Emmylou Krohn papers

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

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

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608
Abstract Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-2002

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.
Dates: 1983-2007

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

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Dates: 1962-1971

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1905-1999; 1905-1938

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'
Dates: 1901-1994

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Overview Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.
Dates: 1908-1982

Joann Weldon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

Kathryn Stone papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0685
Abstract Mount Vernon, Iowa, native who taught at University High School in Iowa City in 1930 and 1931.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1930-1995; 1930-1932

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.
Dates: 1917-1983

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.

Arrangement Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990
Dates: 1995

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Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Catholic Interracial Council (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Clark family 1
Corey, Elizabeth 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Dieman, Edna, 1903-1999 1
Dieman-Bennett Dance Theatre of the Hemispheres (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Gerber, Philip L. 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Halferty family 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Lileah, 1931-2014 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Keir family 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Krohn, Emmylou, 1920- 1
Losby, Jan L. 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Mason, Kären 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
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Prairie City High School (Prairie City, Iowa) 1
Rash, Sharon 1
Ricketts, Ruth Keran 1
Schmidt, Hedwig, 1907-1998 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schneiders, Jean, 1935- 1
Schneiders, John L. 1
Schobert family 1
Schobert, Wilda Jean, 1920-2002 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Sisters of St. Francis (Bancroft, Iowa) 1
Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Family 1
Smith, David A. 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
St. John's Parish (Bancroft, Iowa) 1
State University of Iowa. School of Social Work 1
Stewart, Priscilla Ann Mabie, 1926- 1
Stone, Kathryn H. (Kathryn Haeseler), 1906-1995 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Voorhis family 1
Van Voorhis, Charles Smith 1
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