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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Edith Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0676
Abstract

Schoolteacher and Iowa Mother of the Year, 1969.

Dates: 1959-1975

Geraldene Felton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract

Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.



Arrangement

Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).

Dates: 1951-2004

Geraldine Greenlee papers

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Identifier: IWA0474
Abstract

Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.

Dates: 1945-2004

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.

Dates: 1902-1973

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract

Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.

Dates: 1966-1997

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Lucia Thorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0894
Abstract

Professional singer from Clinton, Iowa who was a featured vocalist on WHO Des Moines radio for fifteen years in the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1943-1957

Mary Grefe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Dates: 1969-1999

Ruth Schanke papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0339
Abstract

Des Moines woman who organized a support group for spouses of lesbians and gays in 1994.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1994-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract

Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.

Dates: 1913-1986

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0491
Abstract

Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Dates: 2000-2005

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