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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

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

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract

Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

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

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

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

Hedwig Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1044
Abstract

Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.

Dates: 1961-2015

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract

Homemaker and librarian who lived abroad in Berlin for four years during the 1980s.

Dates: 1890-2010

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

Inés García papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1916-1999

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
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Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Genesee College 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hooper, Mary C. 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hustedde, Hedy N. R., 1950- 1
Hustedde, Michael 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
Marycrest College 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
Mitchell, Ruby Crumley, 1880- 1
Morado family 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Reed, Iowa Byington, 1851-1936 1
Reed, Will, -1918 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Romey, Abbie, 1905-1994 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sallee, Dorothy, 1906- 1
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Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmidt, Hedwig, 1907-1998 1
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