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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract

Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Dates: 1988-1993

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

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

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract

Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract

Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

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 Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract

Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.

Dates: 1992

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

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

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

Francoise Martinet papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0719
Abstract

Ballerina and professor of dance at the University of Iowa from 1978-1997.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978-1998

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract

Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1997-1998

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608
Abstract

Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-2002

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

Hedwig Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1044
Abstract

Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.

Dates: 1961-2015

Helen Gunderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0286
Abstract

Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1994-2004

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0289
Abstract

Amana, Iowa, school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985-1996

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Names
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
University of Iowa 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
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American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Britton, Jennifer 1
Brooks, Beth 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Campbell, Lorna 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cassilano, Flora 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Coe College 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Coleman, Susan 1
Commission on Women in the Church and Society (Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Cook, Marie 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Courey, Evelyn Rose 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
Coy, Gretchen Greta 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Curtin, Barb 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Dennis, Pam 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Ekstrand, Rebecca 1
Ellinwood, Sheryl 1
Emma Goldman Clinic 1
Erickson, LeAnn 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fitzsimmons, Betty 1
Francis, Betty 1
Freeman, Nancy 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Gebers, Nellie M., 1901-1995 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Gilmor, Jane 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 1
Grant-Hutchison, Sarah 1
Greazel, Shana 1
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