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Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract 15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Dates: 1968-2005

Ortha Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0747
Abstract 1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
Dates: 1921-1932

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Patricia Geadelmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0812
Abstract Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.
Dates: 1965-2006

Paul Mitchell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0847
Abstract An edited copy of Frances Mitchell's diary entries chronicling her journey from Seattle, Washington to Tokyo, Japan in 1948.
Dates: 1948-2007

Pearl Knoop papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0379
Abstract Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1998

Phylliss Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0044
Abstract First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.
Dates: 1971-2004

Pierce-Stuart Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0483
Abstract Diaries of Mary Pierce describe family life in Harlan, Iowa from 1927 to 1947; Mary Clark's memoir reflects on medical challenges in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1927-1989

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940-1994

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.
Dates: 1904-1966; 1930-1966

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002

Ruth Hager Cousin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0522
Abstract Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.
Dates: 1914-1985

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Sarah Hanley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0076
Abstract University of Iowa professor of history, feminist, and political activist.
Dates: 1975-2000

Sheila Creth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0463
Abstract Librarian who directed the University of Iowa Libraries from 1987 to 1999 and published extensively in the field of library and information science.
Dates: 1957-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0491
Abstract Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Dates: 2000-2005

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American Association of University Women 2
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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 2
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Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 2
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Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education and Dance 2
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Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Adams, Vicki 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Junior Red Cross 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Arizona State University 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Barker, Patti 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Bowman family 1
Bowman, Annabelle 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Britton, Jennifer 1
Brooks, Beth 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
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