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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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.
Dates: 1903-2001

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

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

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Dates: 1958-1998

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

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.
Dates: 1929-1994

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.
Dates: 1946-1995

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

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

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Caroline Ingels papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0716
Abstract Farm woman and volunteer from Fayette County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1937-1999

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

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

Cassie Thompson Ford papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0245
Abstract Homemaker who farmed with her husband near Central City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1937-1996

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

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Iowa Porkettes 2
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Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Baker, Carl 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brindley family 1
Brown, Gerald 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bucey family 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
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cloverleaf Club (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 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
Daughters of Mokanna 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Washington County Chapter (Washington County, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Garden Club 1
Des Moines Ladies Band 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Driftmier, Leanna Field, 1886-1976 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Eddy, Susan 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
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