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Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Christine Dutson papers

Identifier: IWA0249

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Clara Steen Skott papers

Identifier: IWA0216

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210

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


One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

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

Dates: 1920-2002

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

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

Dates: 1983-2007

Helena Jongewaard McDonald papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0390

Teacher who attended Iowa State College in 1914.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1913-1952

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0289

Amana, Iowa, school teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985-1996

Jane Elliott papers

Identifier: IWA0832

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0133

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

Laura Gibson Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0069

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

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

Identifier: IWA0456

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Nellie M. Gebers papers

Identifier: IWA0189

Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.

Dates: 1991-1995

Patricia Geadelmann papers

Identifier: IWA0812

Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.

Dates: 1965-2006

Ruth Hamilton papers

Identifier: IWA0192

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

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