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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

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

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

Dates: 1983-2007

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

Identifier: IWA0445

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0133

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

Laura Gibson Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0069

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

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

Identifier: IWA0325

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.


Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

Identifier: IWA0074

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

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

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

Identifier: IWA0804

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Johnston Elson papers

Identifier: IWA0730

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

McGill Family papers

Identifier: IWA0543

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

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

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