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Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

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

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

Emmylou Krohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0634
Abstract Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.
Dates: 1940-1998

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

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

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

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

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Overview Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.
Dates: 1908-1982

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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1939

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

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 Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Dates: 1928-2004

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.
Dates: 1898-1993

Mildred Van Wyngarden papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0568
Abstract Rural school teacher who taught near Monroe, Iowa.
Dates: 1931-1940

Philip L. Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0615
Abstract State University of New York College at Brockport professor who edited the homesteading letters of Elizabeth Corey.
Dates: 1988-1989

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2001; 2001

Wilda Jean Schobert papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0180
Abstract Percival, Iowa farm woman and club woman.
Dates: 1840-2000

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Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1