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International Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0798
Abstract

Iowa City group promoting friendship and understanding among women from around the world and the United States of America.

Dates: 1959-2000

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

Irene Hoover papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0472
Abstract

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

Dates: 1923-2001

Irene Rock Zindel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0702
Abstract

Scott County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and the Farm Bureau.

Dates: 1930-1998

Ivory Winston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0883
Abstract

Concert vocalist and Ottumwa housewife.

Dates: 1936-2010

Joann Orr papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0807
Abstract

State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.

Dates: 1969-2017

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

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Luella Rynerson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0861
Abstract

Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.

Dates: 1884-1989

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 Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract

Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.

Dates: 1904-1966

Sarah White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0077
Abstract

Correspondence and circle letters of a northwestern Iowa farmwoman.

Dates: 1915-1979

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

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Iowa State Teachers College 2
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Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Brandt family 1
Brant family 1
Brant, Alice Sophia, 1882-1956 1
Brant, Naomi 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Eblen family 1
Eblen, Charlene, 1925- 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Falk, Florence 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Ferguson, Gladys Miller, 1881-1976 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Ford, Cassie Thompson, 1889-1966 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hamilton, Mary E. Walling, 1911- 1
Hansen, Edith 1
Harper family 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Haygarth, Georgia Peeso, 1882-1952 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co. 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hoover, Irene (1907-2001) 1
Houston family 1
Houston, Elvira, 1901-1981 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hustedde, Hedy N. R., 1950- (1950-) 1
Hustedde, Michael 1
Ingram, Frances Barnes, 1870-1950 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
International Women's Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa State College. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa State College. Extension Service 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
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