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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

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1863-1865?; Other: Date acquired: 2008-05-20

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 — 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

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

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; 1944-1949

Bernice Zimmer papers

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

Bessie Wilkerson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0320
Abstract Former seamstress and long-time resident of Fort Madison, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1994

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

Charlene "Mac" Eblen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0515
Abstract Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.
Dates: 1965-2003

Christine Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0585
Abstract Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.
Dates: 1945

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American Association of University Women 1
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Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Berry, Vern, 1906-2004 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
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 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
Cranston, Derik 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
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 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
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Genesee College 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Goldman, June Parker, 1925- 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
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co. 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 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
Hooper, Mary C. 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
Ingram, Frances Barnes, 1870-1950 1
Iowa Church Leaders Peace Caravan 1
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