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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

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 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

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

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

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

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

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

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 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

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

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001; 2001

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Anderson, Marilyn 1
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Basgall, Carol 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
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Bollin, Kathy 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Harris family 1
Henderson family 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
Keir family 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Linn, Martha 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McPherson College 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
National Farmers Organization (U.S.) 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Puttmann, Sally, 1936- 1
Rhines, Ilo 1
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Schelker, Vivian 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Strait, Eleanor 1
Striegel, Virginia 1
Sutter, Marjean 1
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 1
Svoboda, Marlys 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Terry, Linda 1
Winburn, Donna 1
Witmer, Esther 1
Wookey, Adrian, -1992 1
Wookey, Charlotte, 1939- 1
Wookey, Elaine, 1936- 1
Wookey, Faye Tomlinson, 1916- 1
Wookey, Helen, 1949- 1
Wookey, Kenneth, 1944-1965 1
Yost family 1
Yost, Lela Aurilla, 1890-1977 1
Zmolek, Luella 1
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