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wa00002. Girls' and Women's Sports

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00002

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Francis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1276
Abstract

Professional Baseball player from Iowa who played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Dates: 1940 - 2001

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

Charlotte Bailey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1220
Abstract

Founder of Female Elite Wrestling (FEW) and advocate for women’s wrestling in Iowa.

Dates: 2016 - 2020

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Dick Rasmussen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1228
Abstract

High school basketball player who later coached the South Hamilton and Ankeny basketball teams.

Dates: 1964 - 2008

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Falb Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0607
Abstract

Primarily newspaper clippings pertaining to girls basketball at Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1959-2003

Geraldine Greenlee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0474
Abstract

Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.

Dates: 1945-2004

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract

Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Miller Ferguson papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0316
Abstract

Teacher and high school girls basketball coach from Mechanicsville, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1919-1978

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract

Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1892-1997

Heather Heddens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1227
Abstract

High school 6 on 6 basketball player who won the Iowa State Championship with the Mediapolis Bullettes in 1973 and later became a Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Dates: 1945 - 2018

Iowa Cornets records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0335
Abstract

Professional women's basketball team that played in the Women's Basketball League from 1978-1980.

Dates: 1978-1997

Jane Christoffer Rubel papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0346
Abstract

High school bascketball player who sued the Iowa Girl's High School Athletic Union to be allowed to play on the school team after becoming pregnant.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF. One scrapbook, shelved with scrapbook collections.

Dates: 1971-1993

Jane Schoonover Brill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1178
Abstract

High school memorabilia highlighting 6 on 6 girls’ basketball.

Dates: 1948-2018

Janice A. Beran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0149
Abstract

Professor in the College of Education at Iowa State University until her retirement in 1994. Materials relate to the history of sports and particularly the participation of women and African-Americans in Iowa sports.

Dates: 1944-1998

John Irwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1288
Abstract

Onawa, Iowa man whose High School girls 6 on 6 basketball team won the State Championship in 1964.

Dates: 1964 - 2018

Julie Goodrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0108
Abstract

Adel, Iowa native who was an accomplished high school athlete in the 1970s.

Dates: 1948-1977

Julie Litchfield Tallman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0285
Abstract

High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.

Dates: 1955-1995