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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract

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.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

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

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

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

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bessie Wilkerson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0320
Abstract

Former seamstress and long-time resident of Fort Madison, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1994

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract

Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

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

Dates: 1946-1995

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract

Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970

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

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract

Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.

Dates: 1874-1999

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Iowa State Teachers College 2
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Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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American Association of University Women 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 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
Backes, Lenora 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Berry, Vern, 1906-2004 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Brandt family 1
Brant family 1
Brant, Alice Sophia, 1882-1956 1
Brant, Naomi 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 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
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dykstra family 1
Eblen family 1
Eblen, Charlene, 1925- 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Falk, Florence 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Ferguson, Gladys Miller, 1881-1976 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Ford, Cassie Thompson, 1889-1966 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Fuhrmeister family 1
Fuhrmeister, Emeline 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Genesee College 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Goldman, June Parker, 1925- 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
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