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Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract

Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.

Dates: 1993

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract

Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract

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

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

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

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

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

Dates: 1983-2007

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Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Cano family 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 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
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Grinnell College 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Jean B. 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Leith, Gladys Trimble, 1907- 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Martínez, María Cano, 1925-1983 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Marjorie, 1913- 1
McPherson College 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Mikels family 1
Mikels, Lyman 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
Moolick family 1
Morado family 1
Moulton, Mark 1
Mowrer family 1
Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
Mowrer, Peter (Physician) 1
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