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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract

Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

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

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

Georgia Peeso Haygarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0524
Abstract

Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.

Dates: 1912-1915

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

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

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract

Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa

Dates: 1958-1973

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Genesee College 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Haygarth, Georgia Peeso, 1882-1952 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hooper, Mary C. 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keir family 1
Lawrence family 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mitchell, Ruby Crumley, 1880- 1
Morado family 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Peeso family 1
Peeso, Melvin Moses 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Reed, Iowa Byington, 1851-1936 1
Reed, Will, -1918 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schutte, Lois Mcintyre, 1928- 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Swab, Joy 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Thornhill, Esther, 1923- 1
Thornhill, Pete 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
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