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A. Louise Mays papers

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."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Dale McCormick papers

Identifier: IWA0513

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

De Jong Family papers

Identifier: IWA0906

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Dorothy Misbach papers

Identifier: IWA0468

Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.

Dates: 1890-1999

Esther Everett papers

Identifier: IWA0880

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Helene Scriabine papers

Identifier: IWA0080

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Jane Elliott papers

Identifier: IWA0832

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Janie Yates-Glandorf papers

Identifier: IWA0337

Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.

Dates: 1943-2005

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0133

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

Judy Klemesrud papers

Identifier: IWA0094

Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.

Dates: 1939-1995

McCown Family Papers

Identifier: IWA0852

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

Identifier: IWA0722

Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Dates: 1946-2000

Ortha P. Neff papers

Identifier: IWA0561

Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2006

Palmer/Calkins/Corbin Papers

Identifier: msc0528

Letters, diaries, genealogies, papers, and videocassette dealing with the Civil War, the Mormon move west, and World War II.

Dates: 1859-2000; Majority of material found in 1864-1865

Ruth Hamilton papers

Identifier: IWA0192

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

Identifier: IWA0318

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Vina Thorpe papers

Identifier: IWA0253

Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.

Dates: 1893-1995

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