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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

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

Bernadine Solberg papers

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

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Zimmer papers

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

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

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2009

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

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

Constance Frick Irwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Dates: 1918-1995

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.
Dates: 1937-1993

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

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

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

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

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

Entre Nous records (Iowa City, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0081
Abstract Women's drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.
Dates: 1914-2002

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
Dates: 1917-2000

Fox Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0449
Abstract Dr. Walter Fox was a physician who served in France during WWI and later died in Serbia while working for the Italian Red Cross. Helen Fox Angell was a Red Cross worker during WWII and later in the Panama Canal Zone. Primarily photographs, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1880-1966; 1918-1947

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Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
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Burr Oak Farm Press 1
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Cook, Jeanne Jones, 1927-1993 1
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Coy, Gretchen Anton, 1923- 1
Crary, Julia 1
Curtiss-Wright Corporation 1
Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
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Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
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Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fisher, Gladys 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
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Fox family 1
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 1
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Fullerton, Grace, 1879-1972 1
Fullerton, William J. 1
Gaines, Blanca Vasquez, 1918- 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
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Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Hall, W. Earl 1
Halsey, Elizabeth, 1890- 1
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Hancher, Virgil Melvin, 1896-1965 1
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences 1
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