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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Previous term: Women in Wartime

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Roberta Pendleton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0341
Abstract Sioux City, Iowa resident who was a WAVE during World War II.

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.

Stong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0819
Abstract Correspondence of Alice Stong details her undergraduate experiences at The University of Iowa.

Sylvia M. Stoesser papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0047
Abstract University of Iowa graduate in 1928 with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry. She was the first woman chemist to work for Dow Chemical Company.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Virginia Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0058
Abstract Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Virginia Tanner Simonsen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0433
Abstract Cherokee, Iowa-born woman who enrolled at Iowa State College in home economics and later moved to Quimby, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

War Brides of World War II

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0215
Abstract 1995 honors thesis of University of Iowa undergraduate student, Rachel Casteel.

Zella May Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0282
Abstract A secretary who worked in Alaska in 1943 and at the Oak Ridge Atomic Plant in Tennessee from 1944 to 1945.