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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

Alpha Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0605
Abstract

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract

Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.

Dates: 1929-1971

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract

Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

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

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract

Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.

Dates: 1903-2001

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.



Arrangement

Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

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

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract

This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992-2001

Burchard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0800
Abstract

The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.

Dates: 1861-2003

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Mahaska County Farm Bureau. Women's Committee 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Shivvers, John, -1962 2
University of Iowa 2
White family 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Baker, Carl 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berg, Orville 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brindley family 1
Brown, Gerald 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucey family 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buell family 1
Buell, Levina Willis 1
Burchard family 1
Burchard, Celestia 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carney, Lloyd 1
Carney, Velma, 1907-2004 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Cloverleaf Club (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
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