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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

F. Gale McClean papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030197218]
Identifier: RS 21/7/213
Scope and Content This collection (1971) consists of a typed transcript of McClean’s recollections of the events that took place in Cedar County, Iowa, surrounding the Iowa Cow War of 1931. He describes the confrontation on September 21, 1931, that took place at the J. W. "Jake" Lenker farm between farmers and state deputies. The deputies, trying to secure safe passage for the state veterinarian to check the cattle for bovine tuberculosis, were met by farmers angry with the compulsory testing and...
Dates: 1971

Fairbanks, Morse and Company and United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Contract Negotiations collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0042
Scope and Content This collection (1941-1946) contains stenographic or verbatim transcripts of contract negotiations between Fairbanks, Morse and Company and the Local 922 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America held in Three Rivers, Michigan. Also included is a verbatim report of the hearing before the War Labor Board (Region XI) between the two parties. The material in this collection was gathered by Iowa State University Emeritus Professor Harold Davey, who was...
Dates: 1941-1946

HIST 489: Vietnam War Oral History Project

Identifier: MS-0730
Scope and Contents Contains files associated with the oral history project conducted by students in Dr. Amy Rutenberg's class, HIST 489: The World at War: The Vietnam War, Fall 2019. Files include audio files of the interviews, interview transcripts, srt files, vtt files, the course syllabus, a document describing the project and course, and a metadata file created by SCUA staff.The audio files follow the naming convention Hist-489_[interviewer last name]. The transcript and plain text files are...
Dates: 2019

Iowa State University oral history interviews and other recordings transcripts, 1958-1989, undated

Identifier: RS 0/17/3
Description of Material

This collection includes transcripts from recorded oral history interviews and other recordings. Members of the University Archives, Iowa State University Library, including Dorothy Kehlenbeck, Stan Yates, and Laura Kline, conducted many of the interviews.

Dates: 1958-1989, undated

Iowa State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project Collection

 Record Group — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030017051]
Identifier: RS 0/11/7
Abstract The Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives initiated an oral history project leading up to and coinciding with the Iowa State University sesquicentennial celebration. Members of the staff, along with other individuals affiliated with Iowa State University, conducted interviews with Iowa State administrators, faculty, staff, and former students discussing their experiences at Iowa State. This collection contains transcripts of the oral history interviews....
Dates: 2001-2007

Iowa State University. Steering Committee on Diversity records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 8/6/112
Scope and Content

The collection (1991-1996) contains news clippings, focus group studies, questionnaires, and reports. Over half of the collection is material related to the campus climate focus group studies. These materials include transcripts of group interviews, reports on emerging themes from the interviews, and brief summaries of each group discussion. The transcripts retain their confidential nature by not including names of participants except for that of the moderator.

Dates: 1991-1996

Iowa State University. Vietnam War Political Demonstrations Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 0/12/1
Scope and Content The collection (1950-1998, undated) contains news clippings, resolutions, statements, reports, and other information regarding the protests against the Vietnam War on the Iowa State University campus. The materials also include transcripts and reel-to-reel tapes of oral history interviews done by the Special Collections Department with key individuals from the protests including students, administrators, and citizens of Ames, Iowa. In addition, the collection contains Michael Swan’s thesis...
Dates: 1950-1998, undated

John H. and Helen Wessman Sheet Music collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029994856]
Identifier: MS-0377
Scope and Content

This collection (circa 1850s - 1880s) contains three binders of sheet music for voice and piano.

Dates: circa 1850s-1880s

The Iowa Women Legislators Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0257
Scope and Content

This collection consists of 53 interviews of Iowa women legislators, conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

All legislators were asked some basic questions about their birth and family background, their youth, their education, and paid and volunteer work experience. They were also asked about specific events in their legislative careers based upon the background research.

Dates: 1988-1994

United States Soil Conservation Service Oral History collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0198
Scope and Content This collection consists of bound transcripts of interviews conducted in 1981 by the Soil Conservation Service, and photographs. Each interview is preceded by a biography of the interviewee. The biographical descriptions below are condensed from these. Some photographs of interviewees are also included. Wayne W. Austin’s career with the Soil Conservation Service began in 1935. He worked in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington, D.C., and California until his retirement in...
Dates: 1981

Voices in Color Oral History Project, 2018-2020

Identifier: RS 0/17/6
Description of Material

The Voices In Color oral history project was created by the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) department.

Each oral history has a corresponding text transcription.

Dates: 2018-2020

Warren Allen Smith papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029514142]
Identifier: MS-0178

Author and educator Warren Allen Smith was born in Minburn, Iowa on October 27, 1921. Smith was active in secular humanist circles, and authored and edited several books and book reviews. This collection contains a transcription of the oral history Reminiscing About Minburn of the 1920's and 1930's by Warren Allen Smith and an excerpt from Who's Who in the World which features Smith.

Dates: 1987-1988, undated