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Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
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.
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.
Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
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.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
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.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.