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Volunteer workers in social service

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Aldeen Davis papers

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

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Barbara Wommack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0698
Abstract Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1990-2005

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Dates: 1964-1998

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

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract Educator and Red Cross worker.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0412
Abstract Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.
Dates: 1959-1996

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

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0565
Abstract Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.
Dates: 1853-2006

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1880, 1918-1993

Louane Newsome papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0213
Abstract Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.
Dates: 1938-2004

Maggie Tinsman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0348
Abstract Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.
Dates: 1977-1997

Margaret Talcott Boedecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.
Dates: 1937-1998

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Dates: 1975-2017

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Dates: 1892-1989

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0857
Abstract Sexual abuse response and advocacy center established in in Iowa City in 1973 to serve located the University of Iowa community and surrounding counties.
Dates: 1971-2010

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Dates: 1858-2012

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.
Dates: 1979-2003