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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

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

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

Jean Minish Stoner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0461
Abstract

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

Dates: 1957-1997

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 Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Marjorie Jean Bertalot Block papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0385
Abstract

My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1942-1998

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1867-1943

Trimble Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0427
Abstract

Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1879-1999

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract

Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1888-1969

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0145
Abstract

Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1899-1994

Wanda Edgerton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0603
Abstract

Occupational therapist who worked in Venezuela, 1940-1942, and at Ohio State University.

Dates: 1938-1993

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Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Kahler School of Nursing 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Leith, Gladys Trimble, 1907- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Monroe Livewires (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Moulton, Mark 1
Mowrer family 1
Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
Mowrer, Peter (Physician) 1
Mowrer, William 1
Municipal Psychiatric Hospital of Caracas, Venezuela 1
Newcomer family 1
Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
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Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Powers family 1
Pyle family 1
Rhoad, Sarah A. Mowrer 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Short family 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
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Spencer, LeRoy W. 1
Spencer, Verna Moulton, 1887-1982 1
State University of Iowa 1
Stoner, Jean Minish, 1920- 1
Trimble family 1
Trimble, James 1
Trimble, Mary Pyle, 1884- 1
Tylee, Ben 1
Tylee, Frances 1
Tylee, Magdalena, 1894-1988 1
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps 1
Van Zante family 1
Wabash Railroad 1
Wolfe, Ralph 1
Wolfe, Zelda Babcock, 1901-1995 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Wurster, Dorothy Fox, 1931- 1
Wurster, Howard 1
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