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Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.
Dates: 1992

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

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 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

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

Hedwig Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1044
Overview Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.
Dates: 1961-2015

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
Overview 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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1939

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

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

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 Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Dates: 1928-2004

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Dates: 1885-2005

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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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clark family 1
De Cook family 1
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De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Keir family 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Schmidt, Hedwig, 1907-1998 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Voorhis family 1
Van Voorhis, Charles Smith 1
Van Voorhis, Frank Lemert 1
Van Voorhis, Lucy A. Dennis 1
Van Zante family 1
Watkins, Heather 1
White family 1
White, George Thomas 1
White, Louise, 1898- 1
White, Lucy Van Voorhis, 1869-1935 1
White, Phyllis, 1905- 1
White, Stanley V., 1901- 1
Yost family 1
Yost, Lela Aurilla, 1890-1977 1
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