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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

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

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 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

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

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

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract

Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.

Dates: 1903-2001

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
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

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

Ben F. Jensen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0147
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

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

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

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

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Republican Party (Iowa) 6
United States. Department of Agriculture 6
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Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 4
National Farmers' Union (U.S.) 4
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 4
Iowa Porkettes 3
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 3
State University of Iowa 3
American Association of University Women 2
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 2
Communist Party of America 2
Everett family 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
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Iowa Farmers Union 2
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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 2
Puttmann, Sally, 1936- 2
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
Shivvers, John, -1962 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Abraham, Lot 1
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Agricultural Publishers Association 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Farm Bureau Federation 1
American Farm Foundation 1
American Grain & Related Industries 1
American Legion 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Advertising Clubs of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Baker, Carl 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Beck, Robert Knowlton, 1915- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bert, Erik 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Bromwell, James 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
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