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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

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

Dates: 1986-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

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

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract

Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.

Dates: 1929-1971

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract

Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1921-2005

Caroline Ingels papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0716
Abstract

Farm woman and volunteer from Fayette County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1937-1999

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Cassie Thompson Ford papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0245
Abstract

Homemaker who farmed with her husband near Central City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1937-1996

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

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Iowa State Teachers College 4
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 3
American Association of University Women 2
Everett family 2
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
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Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State College 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Shivvers, John, -1962 2
State University of Iowa 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Baker, Carl 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berg, Orville 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brindley family 1
Brown, Gerald 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucey family 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Washington County Chapter (Washington County, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Driftmier, Leanna Field, 1886-1976 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Dykstra family 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Erickson family 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 1
Evans, Alpha, 1918- 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Everett, Mildred Fox, 1880- 1
Eversmeyer family 1
Eversmeyer, B. E. 1
Eversmeyer, Cora, 1876-1952 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Falk, Florence 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fassbinder, Barbara, 1951-1994 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
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