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Irene Coleman Buckley memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0386
Abstract

A Handful of Rain: The Life of Irene Buckley, describes her life as a teacher, wife, mother, librarian, and volunteer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998

Janie Yates-Glandorf papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0337
Abstract

Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.

Dates: 1943-2005

Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0170
Abstract

Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.

Dates: 1897-1962; Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Jean Minish Stoner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0461
Abstract

Farmwoman, writer, and community volunteer near Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

Dates: 1957-1997

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

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Judith Sutcliffe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0067
Abstract

Tile artist and printer who formed Greentree Enterprises in Audubon, Iowa.

Dates: 1935-2016

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0479
Abstract

Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2002

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

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

Dates: 1892-1992

Lida Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0581
Abstract

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1917-2006

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Linda Lee Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0834
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa native and basoonist who performed and taught at the university level before directing a women's recovery program in California.

Dates: 1966-1993

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

Lois Wescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0437
Abstract

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

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