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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
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

Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

Amber McClintic papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0493
Abstract

4-H scrapbook and record books.

Dates: 1976-1979

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract

Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.

Dates: 1937-1996

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

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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 4
White family 4
Coe College 3
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Ellsworth family 2
Emma Goldman Clinic 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Gerber, John C. 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Glandorf, Gil 2
Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Hodne, Carol 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 2
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