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Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0628
Abstract

Oral histories and transcripts. Collection of 77 oral histories of Iowa women artists conducted by Jane Robinette in 1998-1999.

Dates: 1998-1999

Iowa Women Judges Project papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0630
Abstract

Oral history interviews with the 'pioneers' of Iowa's women jurists.

Dates: 1997-2000

Jacquelyn Jarmuth Phillips and Barbara Jarmuth Campbell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0917
Abstract

Spiral-bound transcriptions of oral histories with sisters Jacquelyn Jarmuth Phillips and Barbara Jarmuth Campbell, edited with Introduction and photos.

Dates: 2013

Jane Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

Jerry Yocum papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0704
Abstract

Transcript of the diary of Beulah Marie Lucas of Pocahontas, Iowa compiled by her son Jerry Yocum in 1997.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1997

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

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

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Lois Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.

Dates: 1939-2007

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Lori Schieffer papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0374
Abstract

Includes information on the sale of Girl Scout cookies in Muscatine, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1997-2000

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
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Bloom, Isabel 1
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Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
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Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
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Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
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Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
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Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
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Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
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Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
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Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
Coy, Gretchen Greta 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
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Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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