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A. Louise Mays papers

Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Abbie Romey papers

Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Abigail Van Allen papers

Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

Adella Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Sophia Brant papers

Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

Barbara Coffin papers

Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2006

Basilisa Herrera papers

Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Leary papers

Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract Educator, author, collector of children's books.
Dates: 1878-1977

Bettie McKenzie papers

Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Jean Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Dates: 1935-1994

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
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State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
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White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Whitehead, Floy Eugenia, 1913-1998 2
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Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
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Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
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Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aydelotte, Myrtle K. (Myrtle Kitchell) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bacon, Evelyn Crary, 1916-1997 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Beran family 1
Beran, Janice A. 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Blevins, Gayle (1953-Present) 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Boedeker family 1
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