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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

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

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

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

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

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract

A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.

Dates: 1939-2002

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

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

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0289
Abstract

Amana, Iowa, school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985-1996

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

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Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Grinnell College 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Harris family 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Lane, Ortha, 1894-1983 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McMurry, Alice, 1908- 1
McPherson College 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Morado family 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Phelan, Emma Lou Leeper, 1926- 1
Phelan, Robert W. 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Randolph, Virginia 1
Ruff, Henrietta 1
Ryan Aeronautical Company 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Scriabine, George, 1936-1963 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Skri︠a︡bina, Elena, 1906-1996 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
Swope family 1
Swope, Howard 1
Swope, Jessie West 1
Swope, Sarah Jane Buell, 1841-1918 1
Taft, Alice Tibbetts 1
Taft, Gertrude, 1892-1948 1
Taft, Thurlow T. 1
Taft, William 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Tharp, Herman 1
Tharp, Rosemary, 1921-1994 1
Thornhill, Esther, 1923- 1
Thornhill, Pete 1
Tipton High School (Tipton, Iowa) 1
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