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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1993

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dates: 1903-2011

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Fox Wurster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0700
Abstract Mahaska County farm girl who won a blue ribbon in the Mahaska County's Boys' 4-H.
Dates: 1942-1987

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Dates: 1931-1997

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1900-2006

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.
Dates: 1853-1974

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1998

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
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Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
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Bonham, Catherine 1
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Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brink, Christine 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buess, Erwin Joseph 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Dryden, Muriel Anne, 1911-1993 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ellis, Grace 1
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Glandorf, Gil 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
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