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Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.
Unitarian Universalist minister and daughter of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers.
Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.
Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.
Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Author and English instructor at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.
Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.