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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

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1900-2006

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Hazel Beck Andre papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0049
Abstract Memoir written by Iowa native dying of cancer in 1956.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956

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

Irene Coleman Buckley memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0386
Abstract A Handful of Rain: The Life of Irene Buckley, describes her life as a teacher, wife, mother, librarian, and volunteer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998

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

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Dates: 1892-1992

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 — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1986

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark family 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa State College. Extension Service 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Keir family 1
Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Morado family 1
Mowrer family 1
Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
Mowrer, Peter (Physician) 1
Mowrer, William 1
Nielson, Pauline Petersen, 1884- 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Petersen family 1
Powers family 1
Rhoad, Sarah A. Mowrer 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 1
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Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schutte, Lois Mcintyre, 1928- 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Tatum, Elizabeth Lindsay, 1920-1964 1
Tatum, Elmer 1
Tatum, Lyle E. 1
Tatum, Steven 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Thornhill, Esther, 1923- 1
Thornhill, Pete 1
Trummel, Eleanor Eyestone, 1915-2011 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Kley, Jeanne, 1916- 1
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Wolfe, Zelda Babcock, 1901-1995 1
Wookey, Adrian, -1992 1
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Wookey, Faye Tomlinson, 1916- 1
Wookey, Helen, 1949- 1
Wookey, Kenneth, 1944-1965 1
Zimmer, Bernice, 1916-2012 1
Zimmer, Louis, -1987 1
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