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Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
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.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.
Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
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.