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Abbie Romey papers

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Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

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Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

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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

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

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Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Jean Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Dates: 1935-1994

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Dates: 1968-2015

Billie D. Lloyd papers

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Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Dates: 1957-1995; 1976-1991

Carol Hodne papers

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Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

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Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Dates: 1952-2009

Dale McCormick papers

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Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dates: 1958-1997

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Edythe Stirlen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0139
Abstract One of the first ordained female ministers in the Midwest whose sermons were broadcast on radio stations KFNF and KMA for over sixty years in Shenandoah, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1987

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Dates: 1922-1996

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Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
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Ackeman, Karen 1
Alfred University 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Mission Upper Nile 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Theological Society 1
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Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Bacon, Evelyn Crary, 1916-1997 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brubaker, Mary 1
Buchanan, Ellen 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Catalano, Theresa Mary, 1959-1999 1
Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Cherry, Kittredge, 1957- 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Christy, Teresa E. 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Crary, Julia 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Davis, Laura 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
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