Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 15 of 15

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

Identifier: IWA0298

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Ethel Reames papers

Identifier: IWA0673

Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1954-1999

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

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

Dates: 1983-2007

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

Identifier: IWA0325

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


Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

Identifier: IWA0505

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

Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

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

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

Identifier: IWA0145

Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1899-1994

Wanda Edgerton papers

Identifier: IWA0603

Occupational therapist who worked in Venezuela, 1940-1942, and at Ohio State University.

Dates: 1938-1993

Zelda Babcock Wolfe papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0239

Riceville, Iowa, mother, homemaker, and teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: Undated

Filtered By

  • Subject: Rural families X
  • Subject: Memoirs X
  • Subject: Photographs X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Farm life 13
Rural women 13
Archives (groupings) 12
Families 12
Personal papers 12
∨ more
Women in agriculture 12
Autobiographies 10
Diaries 10
Oral histories 10
Rural girls 9
Teachers 8
20th century 7
Farmers 7
Teaching 7
Twentieth century 7
Homemakers 5
Rural schools 5
2001-2010 4
Rural churches 4
Women -- 19th century 4
1981-1990 3
1991-2000 3
Correspondence 3
Depressions -- 1929 3
Marriage 3
Nineteenth century 3
Rural conditions 3
Scrapbooks 3
Stock Market Crash, 1929 3
Agriculture 2
College students 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
Housekeeping 2
Iowa City (Iowa) 2
Photograph albums 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Women in education 2
1931-1940 1
4-H clubs 1
Agricultural implements 1
Ames (Iowa) 1
Artists 1
Authors 1
Baldwin (Iowa) 1
Basketball for girls 1
Basketball teams 1
Benton County (Iowa) 1
Blairstown (Iowa) 1
Boone County (Iowa) 1
Buckhorn (Iowa (Extinct city)) 1
Businesswomen 1
Butler County (Iowa) 1
Caracas (Venezuela) 1
Child rearing 1
Children of alcoholics 1
Christmas cards 1
Church officers 1
College teachers 1
Colorado 1
Community life 1
Dakota City (Iowa) 1
Des Moines (Iowa) 1
Diphtheria 1
Diseases 1
Dubuque County (Iowa) 1
Entrepreneurship 1
Farnhamville (Iowa) 1
German Americans 1
High school athletes 1
High school students 1
Historians 1
Immigrant families 1
Iowa 1
Kossuth County (Iowa) 1
Local history 1
Maquoketa (Iowa) 1
Mason City (Iowa) 1
McPherson (Kan.) 1
Monmouth (Iowa) 1
Montgomery County (Iowa) 1
Newhall (Iowa) 1
Nineteen twenties 1
North Dakota 1
Norway (Iowa) 1
Occupational therapists 1
Occupational therapy 1
Palmyra (Wis.) 1
Pennsylvania 1
Recreation 1
Red Oak (Iowa) 1
Riceville (Iowa) 1
Rippey (Iowa) 1
Rural health services 1
Russell (Kan.) 1
Sex role 1
Sports for girls 1
Sports for women 1
+ ∧ less
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Farthing, Carol 1