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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

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

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

Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0677
Abstract

The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1988

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Jean Minish Stoner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0461
Abstract

Farmwoman, writer, and community volunteer near Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

Dates: 1957-1997

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

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This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.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

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Lois Wescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0437
Abstract

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

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

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

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State University of Iowa 5
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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
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American National Red Cross 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Cano family 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cranston, Derik 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Grinnell College 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Jean B. 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Leith, Gladys Trimble, 1907- 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Martínez, María Cano, 1925-1983 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McPherson College 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Mikels family 1
Mikels, Lyman 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
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