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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

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Kathy Ormond papers

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Identifier: IWA0703
Abstract Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.
Dates: 1966-2007

Kim Landhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.
Dates: 1943-2004

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of Friendly Fire and a hardcover copy of Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir are shelved in the printed works collection.
Dates: 1968-2010

Sally Wiesenfeld papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0478
Abstract Peace activist and member of Another Mother for Peace which was organized to protest the Vietnam War during the 1970s.
Dates: 1969-2001

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.
Dates: 1962-2008