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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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

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

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

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

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

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

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.
Dates: 1929-1994

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

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

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

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1984-1992

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-1998

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

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Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
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Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
Newcomer family 1
Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Ohio State University 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
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