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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

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

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

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
Abstract

Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.

Dates: 1961-2015

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

Inez Christen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0469
Abstract

Transcribed diaries of a Northeast Iowa hired girl, farmwoman and mother.

Dates: 1922-2000

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

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

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

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection
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

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

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 Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Association of University Women 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
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Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Clark family 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 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
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keir family 1
Lawrence family 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sallee, Dorothy, 1906- 1
Schmidt, Hedwig, 1907-1998 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schroeder, Alvena, 1899-1989 1
Schueler, Allegra, 1904- 1
Schutte, Lois Mcintyre, 1928- 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Smith, Gertrude, 1899-1989 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Ten Benton County Women Oral History Project (Vinton, Iowa) 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Kley, Jeanne, 1916- 1
Wallace Women History Project 1
Wallace family 1
Warner, Betty Ann 1
Wijkman, Ruth Wallace 1
Williams, Esther, 1902- 1
Wookey, Adrian, -1992 1
Wookey, Charlotte, 1939- 1
Wookey, Elaine, 1936- 1
Wookey, Faye Tomlinson, 1916- 1
Wookey, Helen, 1949- 1
Wookey, Kenneth, 1944-1965 1
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