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Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract

Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.

Dates: 1992

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

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

Emmylou Krohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0634
Abstract

Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.

Dates: 1940-1998

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

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection
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

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

Philip L. Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0615
Abstract

State University of New York College at Brockport professor who edited the homesteading letters of Elizabeth Corey.

Dates: 1988-1989

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

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001; 2001

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Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Gerber, Philip L. 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Halferty family 1
Harris family 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
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Iowa State Teachers College 1
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Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Krohn, Emmylou, 1920- 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Ricketts, Ruth Keran 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schobert family 1
Schobert, Wilda Jean, 1920-2002 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Voorhis family 1
Van Voorhis, Charles Smith 1
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Van Zante family 1
White family 1
White, George Thomas 1
White, Louise, 1898- 1
White, Lucy Van Voorhis, 1869-1935 1
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White, Stanley V., 1901- 1
Yost family 1
Yost, Lela Aurilla, 1890-1977 1
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