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Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

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

Constance Frick Irwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract

Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.

Dates: 1918-1995

Cora Call Whitley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0154
Abstract

Clubwoman and conservationist involved in the Council of National Defense Women's Committee during World War I.

Dates: 1916-1937

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract

Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.

Dates: 1937-1993

Dorothy Ashby Pownall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract

Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1974

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract

University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.

Dates: 1929-1993

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract

Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Dates: 1917-2000

Gladys Spayde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0042
Abstract

Stage actress who spent her childhood in Saskatchewan and was a teacher in Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1932-1982

Gretchen Anton Coy papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0234
Abstract

Artist and teacher in Okoboji, Iowa, who participated in the Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Program during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1943-1995

Harriet Adeline Stevens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0707
Abstract

Teacher of nutrition education and dietetics; U. S. Army Second Lieutenant who served as a medical hospital dietician at Camp Gordon, Georgia during World War II.

Dates: 1928-1994

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1940-1996

Kathy Ormond papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0703
Abstract

Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.

Dates: 1966-2007

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract

Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.

Dates: 1869-1993

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Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Aydelotte, Myrtle K. (Myrtle Kitchell) 1
Bacon, Evelyn Crary, 1916-1997 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Clark, Marion Jones, 1916-2011 1
Coe College 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee 1
Cousin, Ruth Hager, 1895-1994 1
Coy, Gretchen Anton, 1923- 1
Crary, Julia 1
Curtiss-Wright Corporation 1
Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dow Chemical Company 1
Dow Chemical Physics Lab 1
Dryden, Muriel Anne, 1911-1993 1
Ehrhardt, Louis 1
Evans, Mary 1
Fairfield Junior High School (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Gaines, Blanca Vasquez, 1918- 1
Gerber, Zella May, 1904-1997 1
Gingery, Joseph 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Grinnell College 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Hager, Thora 1
Hamblin family 1
Hamblin, Dora Jane, 1920-1993 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Illinois Training School for Nurses 1
Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Council of Republican Women 1
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Irwin, Constance, 1913-1995 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Margaret Langland, 1912-1972 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kappa Delta Alumni Association (Iowa State College) 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Lamsa, George M. (George Mamishisho), 1893-1974 1
Larimer, Ann 1
Larimer, John 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
Lichty, Marion Cox, 1915- 1
Liers, Louise, 1887-1983 1
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) 1
Lyon, Pauline, 1922- 1
Mapleton High School (Mapleton, Iowa) 1
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
Mills family 1
Mills, Ernest 1
Mills, Glenn 1
Mullen family 1
Mullen, Michael Eugene, 1944-1970 1
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
Neal, Edith, 1916-2007 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Newsome, Louane, 1906-2004 1
Ohlson, Margaret 1
Order of the Eastern Star 1
Ormond, Kathy, 1945- 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
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