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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

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

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.
Dates: 1903-2001

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Dates: 1958-1998

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.
Dates: 1929-1994

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.
Dates: 1946-1995

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1992-2001

Browning Literary Club (Atlantic, Iowa) address

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0459
Abstract Speech delivered at the 9th District Convention of the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1901

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Cassie Thompson Ford papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0245
Abstract Homemaker who farmed with her husband near Central City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1937-1996

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Iowa State Teachers College 4
State University of Iowa 3
American Association of University Women 2
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
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Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Hodne, Carol 2
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State Fair 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Puttmann, Sally, 1936- 2
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
Shivvers, John, -1962 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
University of Iowa 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berg, Orville 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brindley family 1
Brown, Gerald 1
Browning Literary Club (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucey family 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 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
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christen family 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
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