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Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Scott County, Iowa, Farm Bureau women's club.
Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Clubwoman and conservationist involved in the Council of National Defense Women's Committee during World War I.
The daughter of a German immigrant who was born and raised on a farm in Lee County, Iowa.
Internationally recognized peat geologist from Iowa City.
Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.