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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

Lenora Backes papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0010
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1946

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

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

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

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

Dates: 1938-2012

Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract

Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.

Dates: 1873-1874

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

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract

Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.

Dates: 1904-1966

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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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
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Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
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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
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Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hooper, Mary C. 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hustedde, Hedy N. R., 1950- (1950-) 1
Hustedde, Michael 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Lawrence family 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Marycrest College 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
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McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
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Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mitchell, Ruby Crumley, 1880- 1
Morado family 1
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National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
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Reed, Iowa Byington, 1851-1936 1
Reed, Will, -1918 1
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Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
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