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African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
One of the first ordained female ministers in the Midwest whose sermons were broadcast on radio stations KFNF and KMA for over sixty years in Shenandoah, Iowa.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Ballerina and professor of dance at the University of Iowa from 1978-1997.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.
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.
Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.