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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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

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

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

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Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
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Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
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Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
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Gradwell, Shelley 1
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Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
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Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
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McCown, Alfred Brown, 1850-1929 1
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McCown, Frances Anne, 1902-1963 1
McCown, John Patrick, 1964- 1
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McCown, Robert A., 1939-2015 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
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McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
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