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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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

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

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

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

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

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

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 Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

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

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

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

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Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Bartlett family 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
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Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Drake University 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Ellis, Grace 1
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Gebers, Nellie M., 1901-1995 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Glandorf, Gil 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Harris family 1
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
High Point College 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa City Senior Center 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kern, Jean B. 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knoop, Pearl, 1905-1998 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Krueger family 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Lane, Ortha, 1894-1983 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lehman, Lotte 1
Levenson, Roger, 1914-1994 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McMurry, Alice, 1908- 1
McPherson College 1
Meyer, Louis 1
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