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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

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.
Dates: 1929-1994

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

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: 1992-1999

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

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1864-1867

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract Unitarian Universalist minister and daughters of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers
Dates: 1995-1996

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

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.
Dates: 1898-2016

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

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

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Iowa State Teachers College 3
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Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
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Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 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
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brindley family 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucey family 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Cripliver family 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Mokanna 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Washington County Chapter (Washington County, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Garden Club 1
Des Moines Ladies Band 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Driftmier, Leanna Field, 1886-1976 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
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