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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Alice Kipp papers

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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: 1912-1999

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.
Dates: 1992

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 Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

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

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1984

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.
Dates: 1929-1994

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Iowa State Teachers College 3
Hodne, Carol 2
Iowa State College 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
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Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 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, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 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
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 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
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Francis, Betty 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
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