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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 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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

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

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

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

Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

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

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

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

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract

Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.

Dates: 1992

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

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

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

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

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

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Erickson family 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Francis, Betty 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Greazel, Shana 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Harris family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Hemann, Brian 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Horton, Loren N. 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Howe, Maureen 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jack, Jill, 1957- 1
Janz, Kathleen 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lacina, Kim 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Lewis, Catherine 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Losby, Jan L. 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
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