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Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.
Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
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.
Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.
Tile artist and printer who formed Greentree Enterprises in Audubon, Iowa.
Muscatine, Iowa native and basoonist who performed and taught at the university level before directing a women's recovery program in California.
Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Nurse who worked in Missouri in the 1930s and at the University of Iowa Hospitals from 1948 to 1965.