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Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract

Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa

Dates: 1958-1973

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0641
Abstract

High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.

Dates: 1926-1943

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Maranda Cline Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1320
Abstract

Consists of a transcribed diary that includes daily entries describing family life near Hills, Iowa from 1891 to 1907.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1907

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

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 Dallas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0838
Abstract

Tipton, Iowa, high school student who graduated in 1925.

Dates: 1910-1983

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0816
Abstract

Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1925-1972

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract

Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.

Dates: 1897-1937

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract

Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-2005

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

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract

Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.

Dates: 1873-1874

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

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Adams, Vicki 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association of University Women 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
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
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cline, Maranda 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Coleman, Susan 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cook, Marie 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
Coy, Gretchen Greta 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cruikshank, Esther Flower 1
Cubbedge, Robert 1
Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
De Cook family 1
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
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dennis, Pam 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Dilkes, Dorotha Quinn 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
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