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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
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

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Abbie Romey papers

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

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Alice Sophia Brant papers

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

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
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

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

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
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

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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 4
White family 4
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 3
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 3
Iowa. General Assembly 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of Women Voters of Iowa 3
Noun, Louise R. 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 2
Coe College 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Des Moines Women's Club 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
General Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Grinnell College 2
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa State College 2
Iowa State University 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 2
Lemme, Helen 2
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Mason, Kären 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Prentiss family 2
Republican National Convention 2
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
Southall, Geneva H. 2
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 2
Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
Torrence-Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 2
UNICEF 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 2
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education and Dance 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
University of Iowa. School of Journalism 2
University of Iowa. Women's Studies Program 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Whitehead, Floy Eugenia, 1913-1998 2
Wing, Adrien Katherine 2
Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905-2002 2
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
Womens International League for Peace and Freedom 2
World Conference on Women (4th : 1995 : Beijing, China) 2
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Zastrow, Katherine Mull Falvey, 1904-1997 2
Abrons, Jeanne Esther Berg, 1943- 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Adams, Vicki 1
Afro-American Cultural Center (University of Iowa) 1
Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
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