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Jane Schoonover Brill papers

Identifier: IWA1178

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Scope and Contents

The Jane Schoonover Brill papers date from 1948 to 2018 and measure 2.5 linear inches (1 box). The papers are arranged in three series, Documents, Artifacts, and Photographs. The papers also include The Only Dance in Iowa by Max McElwain (2004) which is shelved in the IWA printed works collection.

The Documents series (2006-2018) includes press for the 2006 Guthrie Center Reunion and Brill’s notes.

The Photographs series (1949-1950) has loose photographs, two Iowa 6 on 6 girls’ basketball yearbooks, and a tournament scrapbook.

The Artifacts series (1948-1950) contains an Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union state tournament bracelet and a letter sweater patch.


  • Creation: 1948-2018


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Jane Schoonover Brill was born in 1932 in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Schoonover grew up in Guthrie Center and attended school there from pre-kindergarten until high school graduation. She was involved in 6 on 6 girls’ basketball from 1946-1950, playing both forward and guard in 8th grade, forward as a freshman and as a junior, but guard as a sophomore and as a senior. Schoonover graduated high school in 1950. Brill had relatives who also played 6 on 6 girls’ basketball: Kathryn Schoonover and Ruth Schoonover.


2.50 linear inches

Language of Materials



High school memorabilia highlighting 6 on 6 girls’ basketball.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Jane Schoonover Brill papers (donor no. 1568) were donated by Jane Brill in 2018.

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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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