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Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

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Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

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Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Dates: 1946-2000

Ortha Lane papers

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Identifier: IWA0747
Abstract 1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
Dates: 1921-1932

Shirley M. Sandage papers

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Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012

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