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Pioneers

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Almira Ames Farnham memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

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

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.
Dates: 1874-1999

Elizabeth Wherry papers

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

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; 1917-1971

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1934

Mildred Fox Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0606
Abstract Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.
Dates: 1811-1972

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.
Dates: 1956-2002