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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

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

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

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 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

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Dates: 1902-2008

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

Evelyn Birkby Collection of Radio Homemaker Materials

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0126
Abstract Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Dates: 1924-2021

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

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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Cranston, Derik 1
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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
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
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Edith 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Harper family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Haygarth, Georgia Peeso, 1882-1952 1
Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co. 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
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Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hoover, Irene 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Ingram, Frances Barnes, 1870-1950 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 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. Extension Service 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Keir family 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
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
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Morado family 1
Morris, Arlene Roberts 1
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Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
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Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
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