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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

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

Dates: 1939-1998

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract

Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Dates: 1854-1871

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

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

Irene Hoover papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0472
Abstract

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

Dates: 1923-2001

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

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

Margaret Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

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

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract

Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One item, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1893

Sarah White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0077
Abstract

Correspondence and circle letters of a northwestern Iowa farmwoman.

Dates: 1915-1979

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dykstra family 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hill, Catherine Snedeker 1
Hill, William, 1834-1896 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
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Larimer, Ann 1
Larimer, John 1
Lawrence family 1
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mohr, Charlotte 1
Monticello Female Seminary 1
Mowrer family 1
Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
Mowrer, Peter (Physician) 1
Mowrer, William 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
P.E.O. Sisterhood 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
Rhoad, Sarah A. Mowrer 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Swab, Joy 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
Wallace Women History Project 1
Wallace family 1
Warner, Betty Ann 1
Westburg Township Women's Club (Buchanan County, Iowa) 1
White family 1
White, Jeane Van Voorhis, 1928- 1
White, Sarah Dykstra, 1905-1979 1
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