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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

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

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

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

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

Dates: 1911-2008

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

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

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

Dates: 1984-1992

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

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

Dates: 1880

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

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Abstract

Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.

Dates: 1908-1982

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
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Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 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
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Henderson family 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 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
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Farmers Organization (U.S.) 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
North American Farm Alliance 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
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