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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

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

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract

Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.

Dates: 1907-2001

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Fox Wurster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0700
Abstract

Mahaska County farm girl who won a blue ribbon in the Mahaska County's Boys' 4-H.

Dates: 1942-1987

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

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

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract

Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1954-1999

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

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 Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

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

Dates: 1912-1992

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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Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
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Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Drake University 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Leith, Gladys Trimble, 1907- 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Monroe Livewires (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Morado family 1
Moulton, Mark 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nielson, Pauline Petersen, 1884- 1
Ohio State University 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Petersen family 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Pitts family 1
Pyle family 1
Reames Noodle Company (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Reames, Ethel, 1926- 1
Reames, William 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Scanlan, Winnifred Hiatt, 1909-1997 1
Scheetz, Helen Shediwy, 1921- 1
Schutte, Lois Mcintyre, 1928- 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Spencer family 1
Spencer, LeRoy W. 1
Spencer, Verna Moulton, 1887-1982 1
Sprout, Edith, 1895-1979 1
Stoner, Jean Minish, 1920- 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Tipton High School (Tipton, Iowa) 1
Trimble family 1
Trimble, James 1
Trimble, Mary Pyle, 1884- 1
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Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
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