Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 123
Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Oral history of donor Bonnie Love’s mother-in-law, Annabelle Bowman; home movies and writing by Love’s mother, Kathryn Lyman Love.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.