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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

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

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

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

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

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

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

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0289
Abstract

Amana, Iowa, school teacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985-1996

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

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

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

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



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

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Bonham, Catherine 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
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DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Drake University 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
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Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
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Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
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Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Gebers, Nellie M., 1901-1995 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
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Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
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Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
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Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
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Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Hoit, Judy Herron (1945-2019) 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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