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Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Dates: 1911-1988

Bertha Hedges papers

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Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1954-1999

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Dates: 1936-1991

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

Joyce Nielsen papers

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Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dates: 1951-1996

Judith Sutcliffe papers

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Identifier: IWA0067
Abstract Tile artist and printer who formed Greentree Enterprises in Audubon, Iowa.
Dates: 1935-2016

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Dates: 1956-1999

Marcella Henley Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.
Dates: 1938-2012

Maria Rundquist papers

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Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

National Secretaries Association Robert Lucus Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0659
Abstract Local chapter of the professional organization focused on social, educational, and professional activities.
Dates: 1947-1987

Ruth Koob papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0848
Abstract Correspondence and training materials on selling the Lincoln Library, a popular reference book, sent to Ruth Koob by The Frontier Press Company.
Dates: 1934

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
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Attlee, Violet 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Collins, Susan 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Ellis, Grace 1
Frontier Press Company 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hoover Health Council (Iowa) 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Jensen, Dorothy 1
Johnson County Health Council (Iowa) 1
Koob, Ruth 1
Laurila, Kathleen Wood, 1940- 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
Lehman, Lotte 1
Levenson, Roger, 1914-1994 1
Mason, Kären 1
Midwest Gas (Company) 1
Missouri Women's Network 1
Mitchell, Azalia, 1898-1986 1
Mitchell, James Wardlow 1
National Secretaries Association (U.S.). Robert Lucas Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Nielsen Financial Consultants (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Nielsen family 1
Nielsen, Cindy 1
Nielsen, Eric 1
Nielsen, Joyce, 1933- 1
Niemeyer, John 1
O'Donovan, Joan 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Pitts family 1
Reames Noodle Company (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Reames, Ethel, 1926- 1
Reames, William 1
Republican Party (Iowa) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Reynolds, Juana 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Rundquist, Maria, 1951- 1
Shipton, Ann 1
Shipton, Harold 1
Shipton, Janet, 1923- 1
Simpson College 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Stach, Carl 1
Stach, May 1
State University of Iowa 1
Sutcliffe, John W. 1
Sutcliffe, Judy, 1941- 1
Sutcliffe, Marjorie McVicker, 1908- 1
Warner, R. L. 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Cedar Rapids 1
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