1920s http://iowapublicradio.org en Rural Iowa Women in the 1920s http://iowapublicradio.org/post/rural-iowa-women-1920s <p>Before the Great Depression there was the farm recession, and times were tough for farm families in Iowa. This hour, we focus on the lives of rural Iowa women in the early twentieth century.</p><p>Host Charity Nebbe talks with author Chris Baker about his grandmother, growing up in rural Davis County in the 1920s. Baker recently published a book including journal entries detailing her life. And, historians Dorothy Schwieder and Katherine Jellison help us understand the times.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:45:53 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 28637 at http://iowapublicradio.org Rural Iowa Women in the 1920s