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Histories of Rural Iowa Women's Clubs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0714
Abstract

Rural women participated in a great number and variety of clubs.  This collection has short histories of a variety of clubs formed in Iowa in the first part of the 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996-1998

Inez Christen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0469
Abstract

Transcribed diaries of a Northeast Iowa hired girl, farmwoman and mother.

Dates: 1922-2000

Iola Vander Wilt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0441
Abstract

Farmwoman and past Queen of Flying Farmers of Iowa who encouraged farm wives and teens to learn to fly.

Dates: 1963-1973

Iowa Porkettes records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0626
Abstract

Women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producer's Association, founded in 1964. Merged with the men's organization in 1992.

Dates: 1964-1996

Irene Hoover papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0472
Abstract

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

Dates: 1923-2001

Irene Rock Zindel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0702
Abstract

Scott County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and the Farm Bureau.

Dates: 1930-1998

Janette Ryan-Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0675
Abstract

Organic farmer and activist from Johnson County, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-2006

Jean Huffey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0303
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.

Dates: 1977-2019

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

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

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

Dates: 1880

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

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

Joan Blundall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0486
Abstract

Social worker who developed support services for rural families during the 1980s farm crisis in Iowa.

Dates: 1986-1998

Johnson Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0717
Abstract

Letters exchanged among members of this Cresco, Iowa, family.



Arrangement

2 folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1903-1925

Josephine Gruhn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0382
Abstract

Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-1992

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

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

Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0291
Abstract

Farm women's club organized in 1926.

Dates: 1926-1996

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

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Rural women 179
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2001-2010 49
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Women -- 19th century 29
Iowa 27
1981-1990 26
Rural schools 25
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1971-1980 16
4-H clubs 15
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Mahaska County (Iowa) 6
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2011-2020 5
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Iowa City (Iowa) 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
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Benton County (Iowa) 4
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Iowa State Teachers College 5
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 3
Iowa Porkettes 3
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 3
State University of Iowa 3
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Blundall, Joan, 1945- 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927-2015 2
Hodne, Carol 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa State College 2
Iowa State Fair 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 2
Puttmann, Sally, 1936- 2
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Baker, Carl 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Berg, Orville 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Browning Literary Club (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
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