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A. Louise Mays papers

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....
Dates: 1939-1997

Adella Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Archie L. Greene papers

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

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

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

Barbara Coffin papers

Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2006

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

Basilisa Herrera papers

Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Leary papers

Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract Educator, author, collector of children's books.
Dates: 1878-1977

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.
Dates: 1929-1994

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
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Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
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White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Whitehead, Floy Eugenia, 1913-1998 2
Wing, Adrien Katherine 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
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YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
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