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Bess Newcomer papers

Identifier: IWA0663

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

Identifier: IWA0436

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

Identifier: IWA0298

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Jean Minish Stoner papers

Identifier: IWA0461

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

Dates: 1957-1997

Lela Powers Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0043

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

Dates: 1892-1992

Lillian Ronk papers

Identifier: IWA0503

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

Identifier: IWA0471

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

Identifier: IWA0456

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

Dates: 1916-1993

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

Identifier: IWA0614

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1867-1943

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001; 2001

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

Identifier: IWA0145

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

Dates: 1899-1994

Wanda Edgerton papers

Identifier: IWA0603

Occupational therapist who worked in Venezuela, 1940-1942, and at Ohio State University.

Dates: 1938-1993

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