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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
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

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
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

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Francoise Martinet papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0719
Abstract

Ballerina and professor of dance at the University of Iowa from 1978-1997.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978-1998

Geneva Southall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0380
Abstract

Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1960-2004

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract

Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

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Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Alfred University 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
Arizona State University 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 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
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 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
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Durham, Leona 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Greazel, Shana 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Grinnell College 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hansen, Kathryn W. 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hemann, Brian 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
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