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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

Identifier: IWA0068

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

Identifier: IWA0411

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

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

Identifier: IWA0820

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

Dates: 1929-1994

Gladys Homan papers

Identifier: IWA0261

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

Dates: 1871-2004

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

Identifier: IWA0134

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

Dates: 1984-1992

Jennie Sies papers

Identifier: IWA0496

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Lillian Ronk papers

Identifier: IWA0503

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Marcella Henley Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0681

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998

Thelma Petersen papers

Identifier: IWA0567

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Wallace Women History Project

Identifier: IWA0403

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

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  • Subject: Homemakers X
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Autobiographies 14
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Farm life 11
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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
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 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
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
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schroeder, Alvena, 1899-1989 1
Schueler, Allegra, 1904- 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
Wallace Women History Project 1
Wallace family 1
Warner, Betty Ann 1
Wijkman, Ruth Wallace 1
Williams, Esther, 1902- 1
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