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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

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

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

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

Dates: 1939-1998

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

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

Dates: 1884-1993

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

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

Dates: 1875-2001

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

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract

University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa

Dates: 1938-2010

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract

Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.

Dates: 1871-1987

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 Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

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

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0623
Abstract

Tama County, Iowa farmwoman who maintained the family account books for nearly fifty years. She ran for city council on the Women's Progressive Ticket in 1942.

Dates: 1928-1984

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Baker, Carl 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 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
Driftmier, Leanna Field, 1886-1976 1
Dykstra family 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Erickson family 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Halferty family 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harshbarger, May Bennett, 1880-1966 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hoover, Irene (1907-2001) 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Houston family 1
Houston, Elvira, 1901-1981 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Inter-State Conference of Farm Women 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Porkettes 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State College. Agricultural Extension Service 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keppy, Myrtle, 1924-2009 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Knutson family 1
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