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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

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

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

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

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

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

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

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
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

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

Dates: 1912-1992

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

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

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

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

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

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

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Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Grinnell College 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Knoop, Pearl, 1905-1998 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Krueger family 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Morado family 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Newcomer family 1
Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Phelan, Emma Lou Leeper, 1926- 1
Phelan, Robert W. 1
Pierce family 1
Pierce, Mary Catherine Speece 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Randolph, Virginia 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Ryan Aeronautical Company 1
Scriabine, George, 1936-1963 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Short family 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
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