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Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708

In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Alpha Evans papers

Identifier: IWA0605

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0440

Scott County, Iowa, Farm Bureau women's club.

Dates: 1960-1989

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0113

Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.

Dates: 1898-2016

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

Identifier: IWA0112

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Harrison County Farm Bureau scrapbook

Identifier: IWA0620

Part of the statewide, grass roots effort to provide agricultural and homemaking science to Iowa farmers in the second decade of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1974-1976

Hedwig Schmidt papers

Identifier: IWA1044

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

Dates: 1961-2015

Helen Knievel papers

Identifier: IWA0718

Librarian from rural Iowa.

Dates: 1973-2000

Iola Vander Wilt papers

Identifier: IWA0441

Farmwoman and past Queen of Flying Farmers of Iowa who encouraged farm wives and teens to learn to fly.

Dates: 1963-1973

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer papers

Identifier: IWA1156

Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.

Dates: 1908-1982

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Mahaska County Farm Bureau Women's Committee records

Identifier: IWA0429

The committee splintered from the extension service in 1955 and became the largest political and corporate organization representing farmer interests in Iowa.


4 folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1971-2002

North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club records

Identifier: IWA0666

Local chapter of 4-H organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.

Dates: 1952-1979

Omega Township Women's Club (O'Brien County) records

Identifier: IWA0709

Farm Bureau women's club.

Dates: 1976-1991

Virginia Becker papers

Identifier: IWA0540

Scrapbooks of Bremer County, Iowa, Farm Bureau woman.

Dates: 1976-1993

Wallace Women History Project

Identifier: IWA0403

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

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