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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

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract

Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.

Dates: 1937-1998

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract

Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.

Dates: 1897-1937

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

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

Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract

Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1865-1998

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

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

Dates: 1916-1993

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Iowa State Teachers College 3
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Hodne, Carol 2
Iowa State College 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
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Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
University of Iowa 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Francis, Betty 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
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