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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

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

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

Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

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

Dates: 1911-2008

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

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

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 Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608
Abstract

Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-2002

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

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

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract

Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-2005

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

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

Dates: 1890-2002

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
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Henley, Pearl Smith 1
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Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
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Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Losby, Jan L. 1
McMurry, Alice, 1908- 1
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Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
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Mills, Ernest 1
Mills, Glenn 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
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Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
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Rife, Gladys Talcott, 1914-2002 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Schmuecker family 1
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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Taylor, Edward Stewart 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Dewey 1
Taylor, Ruth Fatherson, 1912-2005 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
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University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 1
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Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Horn, Ernella, 1932- 1
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