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Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
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

Doris Wessel papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0777
Abstract

Reminiscence, "My Life as a Farm Woman," by Doris Wessel.

Dates: undated

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Effie Hoffman Rogers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0085
Abstract

Reporter and city editor for Oskaloosa's Globe Press later elected Grand supreme chapter president of the PEO sisterhood.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

Dates: 1916-2004

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 Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Ella Elmegreen Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1118
Abstract

Bound memoir, “Me and Laura,” written by Ella Elmegreen Lage in 1962 about her family history in Scott County, Iowa.

Dates: Existence: 1962

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

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

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Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
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Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
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Basgall, Carol 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
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Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Brain family 1
Branyan, Helen 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brink, Christine 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Buess, Erwin Joseph 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Camp Algona (Algona, Iowa) 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
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Cano family 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
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Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
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Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
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Cripliver, Ella 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Cruikshank, Esther Flower 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
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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
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