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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

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 Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

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

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

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

Bonnie Love papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0860
Abstract

Oral history of donor Bonnie Love’s mother-in-law, Annabelle Bowman; home movies and writing by Love’s mother, Kathryn Lyman Love.

Dates: 1948-2012

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract

Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1921-2005

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Edna Herbst papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0536
Abstract

Videotaped interview with Herbst about the history of television broadcasting in Iowa, 1998.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1924-2003

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Arizona State University 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bowman family 1
Bowman, Annabelle 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Coe College 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Creth, Sheila D. 1
Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hanley, Sarah, 1937- 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Hansen, Kathryn W. 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Henderson family 1
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