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Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

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

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Manuel and David Macias papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0887
Abstract

Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.



Arrangement

The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.

Dates: 1890-2009

Margaret Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Margaret Wilbourn Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0520
Abstract

Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.

Dates: 1923-2003

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

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

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract

Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.

Dates: 1950-2013

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

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

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

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

Dates: 1890-2002

Marjorie Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0376
Abstract

Teacher, newspaper columnist and poet from Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1960-1995

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract

Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.

Dates: 1892-1989

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 Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

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 Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
White family 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Prentiss family 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Vargas, Henry (1929-2021) 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Theological Society 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barcelo family 1
BarceloĢ, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Barker, Patti 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bradley family 1
Bradley, Cornelia Fitch, 1838-1893 1
Bradley, David Ogden, 1827-1895 1
Bradley, Henry 1
Bradley, Rhoda Ogden 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Cano family 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Childs, Lue Prentiss, 1902-1968 1
Childs, Malissa 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
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