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Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Independent journalist, writer, and teacher from Muscatine, Iowa.
Peace activist and volunteer from Marion, Iowa, who was active in UNICEF for over thirty years.
Graduate of Ministry at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, where she was the first Unitarian Universalist student.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Writings by a former inmate of the Iowa Training School for Girls in Mitchellville.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Ohio born psychometrist who divorced in 1957 and moved to Iowa City with her daughters.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Educator, activist, and musician from Davenport, Iowa, who held leadership positions in UAW Local 858 and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
The Iowa Chapter of Chaparral Poets met twice yearly (fall and spring); they studied poetry, conducted a poetry contest and wrote poetry for submission to Midwest Chaparral magazine. The organization was formed in 1942 and disbanded in 2001.
Journalist for the Toledo Blade and writer of the first Nancy Drew mysteries and other children's series books; collection includes writings, clippings, scrapbooks, fan mail, photographs, and a typewriter.