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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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract

This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992-2001

Burchard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0800
Abstract

The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.

Dates: 1861-2003

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract

Unitarian Universalist minister and daughter of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers.

Dates: 1940-2015

Christine Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0585
Abstract

Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.

Dates: 1945

Corwin R. Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0019
Abstract

Iowa Farmer. Mostly diaries describing farm life in Benton Co., Iowa, particularly on Snow's Evergreen Farm near Keystone.

Dates: 1872-1925

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

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

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract

University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa

Dates: 1938-2010

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

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

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 Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
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Buell family 1
Buell, Levina Willis 1
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Burchard, Celestia 1
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Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 1
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Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
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Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
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Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
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Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
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Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
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Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harrison County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
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Hora, Alice Tenley 1
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