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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

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

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

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

Edythe Stirlen papers

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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

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

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

Eve Drewelowe papers

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Identifier: IWA0135
Abstract Artist who attended the State University of Iowa and in 1924 became the first person to receive a masters degree in Painting and Art History.
Dates: 1910-1996

Frances Graham papers

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Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-2010

Gladys Homan papers

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Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

Kathryn W. Hansen

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Identifier: IWA0859
Abstract Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Dates: 1959-2012

Kittredge Cherry and Audrey Lockwood

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Identifier: IWA0759
Abstract Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Dates: 1970-2009

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.

Arrangement 1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

Margaret Johnson papers

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Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Dates: 1929-2001

Marian Farquhar papers

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Identifier: IWA0064
Abstract Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Dates: 1902-2006

Marjorie Elizabeth Lyford papers

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Identifier: IWA0051
Abstract Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Dates: 1865-2002

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

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Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

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Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

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International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Feminists of Japan Meeting (1985 : Tokyo, Japan) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
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Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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