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Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract

Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1864-1867

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

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

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

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

Dates: 1911-2008

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

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

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

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

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

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Abstract

Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.

Dates: 1908-1982

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

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract

Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.

Dates: 1937-1998

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract

Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

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Boedeker family 1
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Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Edith 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
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Faxon, Charlotte 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Harris family 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Keir family 1
Losby, Jan L. 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Michigan State College 1
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Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
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Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
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Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Rife, Gladys Talcott, 1914-2002 1
Sallee, Dorothy, 1906- 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schroeder, Alvena, 1899-1989 1
Schueler, Allegra, 1904- 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Shelley, Jack, 1912- 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Gertrude, 1899-1989 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Ten Benton County Women Oral History Project (Vinton, Iowa) 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
University of Iowa 1
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Watkins, Heather 1
Williams, Esther, 1902- 1
Wilson, Eva D. 1
Yost family 1
Yost, Lela Aurilla, 1890-1977 1
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