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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

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

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.
Dates: 1871-1987

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

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

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1954-1999

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 Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1892-1997

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

Irene Hoover papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0472
Abstract Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.
Dates: 1923-2001

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

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1985

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Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Halferty family 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Henderson family 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hoover, Irene 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Porkettes 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Keir family 1
Keppy, Myrtle, 1924-2009 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lawrence family 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Linn, Martha 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
McCown family 1
McCown, Alfred Brown, 1850-1929 1
McCown, Anne Elizabeth, 1965- 1
McCown, Don Cleveland, 1884-1950 1
McCown, Frances Anne, 1902-1963 1
McCown, John Patrick, 1964- 1
McCown, Margaret 1
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