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Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708

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.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

Identifier: IWA0484

Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.

Dates: 1907-2001

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

Identifier: IWA0298

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 Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Lela Powers Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0043

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

Dates: 1892-1992

Lillian Ronk papers

Identifier: IWA0503

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Marcella Henley Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0681

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0387

Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982

Dates: 1982-1986

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516

Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Zelda Babcock Wolfe papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0239

Riceville, Iowa, mother, homemaker, and teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: Undated

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