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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

Alpha Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0605
Abstract

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

Dates: 1977-2001

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

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.



Arrangement

Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract

This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992-2001

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

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract

Unitarian Universalist minister and daughters of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers

Dates: 1995-1996

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

Esther Ver Meer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0408
Abstract

Farmwoman and member of the Porkettes, the women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producers Council.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1998

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

Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (founding chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0381
Abstract

An organization advocating the prevention of farm-related childhood injuries, health risks and fatalities.

Dates: 1990-1998

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

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  • Repository: Iowa Women's Archives X
  • Subject: Rural women X
  • Subject: 1991-2000 X

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Women in agriculture 40
Archives (groupings) 33
Oral histories 24
Farm life 23
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Farmers 20
1981-1990 19
Diaries 19
Autobiographies 18
Twentieth century 18
Memoirs 15
Iowa 14
Families 13
Homemakers 13
Photographs 13
2001-2010 12
Rural girls 11
Rural families 10
Rural schools 9
Teachers 9
1971-1980 8
Agriculture 8
Social participation 8
Administrative records 7
Rural conditions 7
Women -- Societies and clubs 7
Depressions -- 1929 6
Stock Market Crash, 1929 6
Teaching 6
Correspondence 5
Scrapbooks 5
Women in public life 5
Country life 4
Sound recordings 4
Video recordings 4
Des Moines (Iowa) 3
Marriage 3
Rural churches 3
Women 3
Women -- Political activity 3
Women in education 3
1931-1940 2
Artists 2
Clayton County (Iowa) 2
Clubs 2
College students 2
Community organization 2
Cooking 2
Courtship 2
Farms 2
Housekeeping 2
Johnson County (Iowa) 2
Legislators 2
Mahaska County (Iowa) 2
Natural foods 2
Nineteenth century 2
O'Brien County (Iowa) 2
Ogden (Iowa) 2
Plymouth County (Iowa) 2
Political participation 2
Speeches 2
Sports for girls 2
Sports for women 2
Women and War 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
1941-1950 1
1961-1970 1
20th century 1
4-H clubs 1
African American women -- Iowa 1
Agricultural laws and legislation 1
Air Force spouses 1
Allamakee County (Iowa) 1
Ames (Iowa) 1
Annual reports 1
Appanoose County (Iowa) 1
Artificial collections 1
Artists and community 1
Awards 1
Basketball 1
Basketball for girls 1
Basketball for women 1
Basketball players 1
Benton County (Iowa) 1
Bilingualism 1
Bisexuals 1
Blairstown (Iowa) 1
Boone County (Iowa) 1
Brazil 1
Bremer County (Iowa) 1
Buchanan County (Iowa) 1
Butler County (Iowa) 1
California 1
Cedar City (Iowa) 1
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) 1
Charles City (Iowa) 1
Cherokee County (Iowa) 1
Children's accidents 1
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Names
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
American Association of University Women 1
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Anderson, Helen 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Easton, Elsie 1
Edle, Jerry 1
England, Artis 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 1
Evans, Alpha, 1918- 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fisher, Gladys 1
Francis, Betty 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grand Meadow Women's Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Greazel, Shana 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Hemann, Brian 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
Horton, Loren N. 1
Howe, Maureen 1
Huffey, Jean, 1932- 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Organic Growers and Buyers Association 1
Iowa Porkettes 1
Iowa State Fair 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa's Women Legislators Oral Histories (Project) 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
J.I. Case Company 1
Jack, Jill, 1957- 1
Jacobsma, Irma 1
Janz, Kathleen 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keir family 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knievel, Helen A. 1
Kuehl, Curt 1
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