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Esther Flower Cruikshank Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1054
Abstract

Photocopy of memoir, "The Covered Wagon," by Esther Flower Cruikshank written in 1927.

Dates: Existence: 1927

Esther Hasson Morris papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1144
Abstract

A memoir, "Grandpa's Legacy: Short Stories of My Life."

Dates: 1997

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

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

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

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

Florence Krogman Schumacher papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1075
Abstract

"My Iowa Farm Memories," by Florence Krogman Schumacher, describes growing up on a farm in Plymouth County, Iowa in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Genevieve Buess Taylor papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0099
Abstract

Adoption records from The Willows Maternity Sanitarium in Kansas City, Missouri regarding the 1924 adoption of Oren Jay Taylor. Also included is a 1916 school paper on equal suffrage by Dorothy Mills.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1916-1997

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract

A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.

Dates: 1939-2002

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608
Abstract

Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-2002

Harriet Adeline Stevens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0707
Abstract

Teacher of nutrition education and dietetics; U. S. Army Second Lieutenant who served as a medical hospital dietician at Camp Gordon, Georgia during World War II.

Dates: 1928-1994

Hazel Beck Andre papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0049
Abstract

Memoir written by Iowa native dying of cancer in 1956.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956

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Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
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Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
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Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Bartlett family 1
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Basgall, Carol 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
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
Camp Hiwela 1
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
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 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
Denison, Ella Strong 1
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