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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

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

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

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

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1905-1999

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Abstract This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.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

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'
Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

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 Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.
Dates: 1897-1937

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

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Names
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Harris family 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
McPherson College 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Wallace Women History Project 1
Wallace family 1
Warner, Betty Ann 1
Wijkman, Ruth Wallace 1
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