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Lavina Power papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0417
Abstract

Schoolteacher, wife and mother, who kept account books for her husband's chain of drugstores.

Dates: 1905-1970

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Margaret Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Margaret Wilbourn Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0520
Abstract

Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.

Dates: 1923-2003

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

Marjorie Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0376
Abstract

Teacher, newspaper columnist and poet from Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1960-1995

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

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

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Miriam Baker Nye papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0311
Abstract

Moville, Iowa, farm wife and columnist for the Sioux City Farm Journal Weekly.

Dates: 1938-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935-1997

Patricia Peterson Wiese papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0810
Abstract

English as a Second Language teacher in West Liberty, Iowa.

Dates: 1978-2010

Ruth Pitkanen Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0350
Abstract

Artist and educator from Finland who taught drawing theory at the University of Illinois.

Dates: 1940-1992

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract

A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.

Dates: 1956-2002

Ruth Schanke papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0339
Abstract

Des Moines woman who organized a support group for spouses of lesbians and gays in 1994.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1994-1997

Sarah Poppen De Koster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0841
Abstract

Family correspondence received by a pastor's wife during the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1896-1932

Shirley A. Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0197
Abstract

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

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

Vera Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0464
Abstract

Iowa farm woman who was elected to fill her husband's term in the Iowa Senate following his death in 1962.

Dates: 1914-1990

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0145
Abstract

Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1899-1994

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Barnes, Irston R. 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
De Koster, Sarah Poppen, 1891-1957 1
DeKoster, Lucas James, 1918- 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Eblen family 1
Eblen, Charlene, 1925- 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Fox, Steven 1
Fox, William B. 1
Gerber, John C. 1
Gerber, Margaret Wilbourn, 1913-1996 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Halferty family 1
Harling, George 1
Harling, Icey Lenora Teel, 1878-1964 1
Harling, Maurice 1
Harris family 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Holden family 1
Holden, Anson 1
Holden, Ida Bandfield 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Johnson, Ruth Pitkanen, 1908-1992 1
Jongewaard, Jennie Ver Ploegh 1
Judson College (Marion, Ala.) 1
Keir family 1
Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Kern, Jean B. 1
Krohn, Emmylou, 1920- 1
Landhuis, Kim, 1943- 1
Leary, Bernice E. (Bernice Elizabeth), 1890-1973 1
Lockwood, Gertrude Schroeder, 1899-1992 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Marjorie, 1913- 1
McDonald, Helena Jongewaard, 1894-1989 1
McDonald, Thomas Fraser 1
McKeehan, George Washington 1
McNaughton family 1
McNaughton, Arnold 1
McNaughton, Donald 1
More, Florinda Wakefield, 1839-1890 1
More, Thomas, 1832-1877 1
Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Moulton, Mark 1
Municipal Psychiatric Hospital of Caracas, Venezuela 1
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) 1
Nature Conservancy (U.S) 1
Nesfield family 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nye, Miriam Baker, 1918- 1
Nye, Reverend John 1
Ohio State University 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Owen, Charles, 1928-1952 1
Owen, Nita Mae 1
Owen, Viola Nesfield, 1896-1981 1
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Perkins School for the Blind 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
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Pomeroy High School (Pomeroy, Iowa) 1
Power, Lavina, 1887-1967 1
Power, William Clarence 1
Rachel Carson Council 1
Reed, Olabelle, 1935- 1
Ricketts, Ruth Keran 1
Rogers, Hazel 1
Schaefer, Ruth, 1909-2002 1
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