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Alice Kipp papers

Identifier: IWA0492

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

Dates: 1986-2006

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

Dorothy Fox Wurster papers

Identifier: IWA0700

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

Dates: 1942-1987

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

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Everett papers

Identifier: IWA0880

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

Dates: 1911-2008

Ethel Reames papers

Identifier: IWA0673

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

Dates: 1954-1999

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

Jean Minish Stoner papers

Identifier: IWA0461

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

Dates: 1957-1997

Marcella Henley Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0681

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

Dates: 1938-2012

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

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

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

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

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