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Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1977

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

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.
Dates: 1946-1995

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1992-1999

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

Christine Anderson papers

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

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.
Dates: 1898-2016

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

Emeline Fuhrmeister letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0613
Abstract Widowed farmwoman who lived at the homes of her various children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

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

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0383
Abstract Social club founded in 1923. Presentations were given on food preservation, nutrition, sewing, and tailoring.
Dates: 1923-1998

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
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Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark family 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dykstra family 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Falk, Florence 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Ford, Cassie Thompson, 1889-1966 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Fuhrmeister family 1
Fuhrmeister, Emeline 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Edith 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 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
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 Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa State College. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keir family 1
Lawrence family 1
Lehman, Charlotte 1
Lindgren, H. Elaine 1
Living History Farms (Museum) 1
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Master Farm Homemakers Guild (Iowa) 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
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