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Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Dates: 1963-1998

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0293
Abstract

Iowa City study club organized in 1897.

Dates: 1902-2011

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract

Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.

Dates: 1903-2001

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract

Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.

Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

Barbara Coffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract

City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2006

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Barbara Flanagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract

Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.

Dates: 1950-1991

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract

Educator, author, collector of children's books.

Dates: 1878-1977

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

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American National Red Cross 5
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Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 5
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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 4
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 4
Des Moines Women's Club 3
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 3
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Northern Iowa 3
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Coe College 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Drake University 2
Ellsworth family 2
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Gerber, John C. 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Keck family 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Morris, Arlene Roberts (1926-2016) 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Neal, Kathryn M. 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
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