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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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
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

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

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 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

Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0440
Abstract Scott County, Iowa, Farm Bureau women's club.
Dates: 1960-1989

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

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

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

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

Esther Everett papers

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

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Gladys Conn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0225
Abstract Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa, whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2001

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White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bowersox family 1
Bowersox, Dorothy LeVier 1
Bowersox, Edna 1
Bowersox, Elizabeth C. 1
Bowersox, Fred 1
Bowersox, Jan Erkert 1
Bowersox, Lizzie E. 1
Bowersox, Mary Margaret Shuey 1
Bowersox, Thomas L. 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Conn family 1
Conn, Gladys, 1910-2005 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Des Moines County Mental Health Center 1
Dykstra family 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Faga, Linda 1
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
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Halferty family 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harrison County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 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
Hodne, Carol 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Hurless, Ruia Bowersox 1
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