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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

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

Dates: 1939-1998

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

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

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

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract

Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.

Dates: 1874-1999

Cassie Thompson Ford papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0245
Abstract

Homemaker who farmed with her husband near Central City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1937-1996

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

Charlene "Mac" Eblen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0515
Abstract

Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.

Dates: 1965-2003

Edith Edmund Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0740
Abstract

Longstanding member of Fairfield, Iowa clubs including the Fancy Work Circle and the Good Cheer Society.

Dates: 1922-2005

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 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

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

Elvira Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0623
Abstract

Tama County, Iowa farmwoman who maintained the family account books for nearly fifty years. She ran for city council on the Women's Progressive Ticket in 1942.

Dates: 1928-1984

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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
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 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
Ford, Cassie Thompson, 1889-1966 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, 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
Hansen, Edith 1
Harper family 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 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 1
Houston family 1
Houston, Elvira, 1901-1981 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hustedde, Hedy N. R., 1950- 1
Hustedde, Michael 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. General Assembly. Senate 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien 1
Lawrence family 1
Lindgren, H. Elaine 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Lutheran Church Women's Quilting Club (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 1
Martin, Alta D., 1927-2004 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Marycrest College 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
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