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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Dates: 1855-1980; 1940-1980

Bernice Zimmer papers

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

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

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

Gladys Spayde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0042
Abstract Stage actress who spent her childhood in Saskatchewan and was a teacher in Fairfield, Iowa.
Dates: 1932-1982

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
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

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1940-1996

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'
Dates: 1966-2000

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0816
Abstract Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Dates: 1925-1972

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Dates: 1897-2005

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Dates: 1942-2002

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

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

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

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

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Camp Shows, Inc. 1
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Fleming, Vesie 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
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Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Margaret Langland, 1912-1972 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Mitchell, Frances L. 1
Mitchell, Paul 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Nelson, Margaret 1
Phelan, Emma Lou Leeper, 1926- 1
Phelan, Robert W. 1
Place, Dorothy Sprout, 1921- 1
Place, Harlan 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Reger-Wilkinson, Mary Frances, 1909-2006 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Ryan Aeronautical Company 1
Scriabine, George, 1936-1963 1
Shambaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1871-1940 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Skri︠a︡bina, Elena, 1906-1996 1
Society for Technical Communication 1
Solberg, Anna 1
Solberg, Bernadine, 1912-2007 1
Solberg, Edwin 1
Solberg, Lawrence A. 1
Spayde, Gladys, 1919-2004 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Swanson family 1
Swanson, Alma Erickson, 1889-1985 1
Swanson, Carl W., -1952 1
Swanson, Greta, 1924- 1
Swanson, Signe, 1917- 1
Swanson, Thor, 1922- 1
Taylor, Edward Stewart 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Dewey 1
Taylor, Ruth Fatherson, 1912-2005 1
Tharp, Herman 1
Tharp, Rosemary, 1921-1994 1
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