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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

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

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

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

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

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

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

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

Dates: 1983-2007

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

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

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract

Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.

Dates: 1897-1937

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

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

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
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Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
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Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
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Carr, Martha Ashby 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Erickson family 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Harris family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
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Iowa State Teachers College 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lage, Gladys Moeller, 1912-2006 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
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Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
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Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Short family 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Swanson family 1
Swanson, Alma Erickson, 1889-1985 1
Swanson, Carl W., -1952 1
Swanson, Greta, 1924- 1
Swanson, Signe, 1917- 1
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Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Tylee, Ben 1
Tylee, Frances 1
Tylee, Magdalena, 1894-1988 1
Van Zante family 1
Wabash Railroad 1
Wallace Women History Project 1
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Warner, Betty Ann 1
Wijkman, Ruth Wallace 1
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