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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

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

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

Dates: 1986-2006

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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

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 Fox Wurster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0700
Abstract

Mahaska County farm girl who won a blue ribbon in the Mahaska County's Boys' 4-H.

Dates: 1942-1987

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

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

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 Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

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

Jean Minish Stoner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0461
Abstract

Farmwoman, writer, and community volunteer near Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

Dates: 1957-1997

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

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0479
Abstract

Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2002

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

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