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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: 1912-1999

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

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

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

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

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

Georgia Peeso Haygarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0524
Abstract Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.
Dates: 1912-1915

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1984-1992

Inés García papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

Joann Orr papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0807
Abstract State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
Dates: 1969-2017

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa
Dates: 1958-1973

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.

Arrangement The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.
Dates: 1891-1934

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.
Dates: 1926-2003

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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Haygarth, Georgia Peeso, 1882-1952 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jack's Hamburger Shop (Ida Grove, Iowa) 1
Keir family 1
Master Breeders Hatchery (Ida, Grove, Iowa) 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Morado family 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Peeso family 1
Peeso, Melvin Moses 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sallee, Dorothy, 1906- 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schroeder, Alvena, 1899-1989 1
Schueler, Allegra, 1904- 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Smith, Gertrude, 1899-1989 1
Swab, Joy 1
Ten Benton County Women Oral History Project (Vinton, Iowa) 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Thornhill, Esther, 1923- 1
Thornhill, Pete 1
United States Department of Labor 1
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Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Williams, Esther, 1902- 1
Wookey, Adrian, -1992 1
Wookey, Charlotte, 1939- 1
Wookey, Elaine, 1936- 1
Wookey, Faye Tomlinson, 1916- 1
Wookey, Helen, 1949- 1
Wookey, Kenneth, 1944-1965 1
Zimmer, Bernice, 1916-2012 1
Zimmer, Louis, -1987 1
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