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Guide to the Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) records

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1958-1983
Creator: Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa)
Extent: 2.00 linear inches.
Collection Number: IWA0622
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Women's club sponsered by the Farm Bureau.

Access: The records are open for research.

Use: Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The records (donor no. 633) were donated by Irma Jacobsma in 1999.

Preferred Citation: Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) records, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason

The Highland Do-Better Club was a Farm Bureau-sponsored club formed in O'Brien County so area women could discuss aspects of rural, farm, and family life. Club meetings provided women an opportunity to socialize, participate in community affairs, and share common interests such as agricultural life, sewing, cooking, and gardening.

The Highland Do-Better Club records measure 2 linear inches and date from 1958 to 1983. They consist of secretary's books containing minutes of meetings for the years 1958 to 1983.

Browse by Series:

  • Box 1:
  • Secretary's books - 1958-1970
  • Secretary's books - 1971-1983