World War, 1939-1945
Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.
The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Waterloo, Iowa native who served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II and then in the United States Air Force Reserve.
Bacteriologist and assistant professor at the University of Iowa, 1940s to ca. 1960.
Teacher, newspaper columnist and poet from Sioux City, Iowa.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Student leader, scholar, and athlete from Iowa. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, speeches, photographs, articles, etc.
Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
This collection is comprised of photographs, letters, paintings, and manuscripts of Ruth Suckow, family, and friends.
An edited copy of Frances Mitchell's diary entries chronicling her journey from Seattle, Washington to Tokyo, Japan in 1948.
Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Sioux City, Iowa resident who was a WAVE during World War II.
Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Journalist who worked at the International News Service in Des Moines, Iowa during World War II and became its first woman bureau chief.
Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.