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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.
The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Nurse Jeanne Jones Cook grew up in Iowa and Colorado. She completed her training with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945.
Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.
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.
Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.
The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
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.
Waterloo, Iowa native who served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II and then in the United States Air Force Reserve.
Bacteriologist and assistant professor at the University of Iowa, 1940s to ca. 1960.
Teacher, newspaper columnist and poet from Sioux City, Iowa.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.