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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dates: 1903-2011

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1920-2002

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608
Abstract Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-2002

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.
Dates: 1983-2007

Helen Baird Branyan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0758
Abstract Letters From Egypt by Helen Baird Branyan consists primarily of Clarice Bloomfield's letters, written between 1920 and 1938. The letters describe the life of an Albia, Iowa, girl who became a missionary in Egypt.
Dates: 1920-1936

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Bartlett family 1
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Branyan, Helen 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cano family 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Drake University 1
Easton, Elsie 1
Ellis, Grace 1
England, Artis 1
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fisher, Gladys 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Glandorf, Gil 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Grinnell College 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Harris, Claudine 1
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
High Point College 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa City Senior Center 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State College. Extension Service 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Jacobsma, Irma 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Jordahl, Audrey 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knievel, Helen A. 1
Krueger family 1
Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Lauter, Laura 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
Lehman, Lotte 1
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