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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Beverly Barnes Fix Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Dates: 1974-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

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

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'
Dates: 1966-2000

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.
Dates: 1938-2012

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Dates: 1897-2005

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

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Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
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Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Drake University 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
McMurry, Alice, 1908- 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Morado family 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Taylor, Edward Stewart 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Dewey 1
Taylor, Ruth Fatherson, 1912-2005 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
University of Iowa 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Horn, Ernella, 1932- 1
Wolfe, Bernice 1
Wookey, Adrian, -1992 1
Wookey, Charlotte, 1939- 1
Wookey, Elaine, 1936- 1
Wookey, Faye Tomlinson, 1916- 1
Wookey, Helen, 1949- 1
Wookey, Kenneth, 1944-1965 1
Zimmer, Bernice, 1916-2012 1
Zimmer, Louis, -1987 1
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