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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

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

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.
Dates: 1861-2002; 1888-1945

Burchard Family papers

 Collection
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 V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

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

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

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

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Dates: 1938-2010

Dorothy Fox Wurster papers

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Identifier: IWA0700
Abstract Mahaska County farm girl who won a blue ribbon in the Mahaska County's Boys' 4-H.
Dates: 1942-1987

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
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

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract Farm magazine writer.
Dates: 1904-1960

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

Emmylou Krohn papers

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

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

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Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
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Bowersox family 1
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Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
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Buell, Levina Willis 1
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Burchard, Celestia 1
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Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
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Des Moines County Mental Health Center 1
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Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
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Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Halferty family 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 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
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Hurless, Ruia Bowersox 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
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