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Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract

In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.



Arrangement

Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract

This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992-2001

Burchard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0800
Abstract

The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.

Dates: 1861-2003

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract

Unitarian Universalist minister and daughter of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers.

Dates: 1940-2015

Christine Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0585
Abstract

Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.

Dates: 1945

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

Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0440
Abstract

Scott County, Iowa, Farm Bureau women's club.

Dates: 1960-1989

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

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract

University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa

Dates: 1938-2010

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Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
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Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buell family 1
Buell, Levina Willis 1
Burchard family 1
Burchard, Celestia 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Dykstra family 1
Easton, Elsie 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
England, Artis 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Fisher, Gladys 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
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