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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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

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

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

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

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

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

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

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Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Erickson family 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 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
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 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
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Newcomer family 1
Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Pierce family 1
Pierce, Mary Catherine Speece 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Robinson, Mae Atkinson, 1887-1952 1
Robinson, Ralph Benjamin 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971 1
Short family 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
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