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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,...
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

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

Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
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

Billie D. Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract

Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.

Dates: 1957-1995

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

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

Dates: 1910-1991

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract

Educator and Red Cross worker.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1929-1996

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract

Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1936-1995

Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0412
Abstract

Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.

Dates: 1959-1996

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract

The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0565
Abstract

Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.

Dates: 1853-2006

Joyce Beisswenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0823
Abstract

Social worker and civil rights activist from Osage, Iowa.

Dates: 1906-2005

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract

Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.

Dates: 1869-1993

Louane Newsome papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0213
Abstract

Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.

Dates: 1938-2004

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract

Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.

Dates: 1937-1998

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract

Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.

Dates: 1892-1989

Muscatine Migrant Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0745
Abstract

Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.

Dates: 1962-2005

Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0342
Abstract

Professional women's service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.

Dates: 1960-1997

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Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gernes, Elizabeth Anna, 1907-1996 1
Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Greene, Archie L., 1945- 1
Greene, Archie Lou Shipp 1
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement 1
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Jensen, Dorothy 1
Johnson County Regional Planning Commission (Iowa) 1
Knowler, Faith 1
Lloyd, Billie D., 1940-1991 1
Mays, A. Louise, 1914- 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, N.Y.). School of Nursing 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Neal, Edith, 1916-2007 1
Newsome, Louane, 1906-2004 1
Nielsen Financial Consultants (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Nielsen family 1
Nielsen, Cindy 1
Nielsen, Eric 1
Nielsen, Joyce, 1933- 1
Nineteenth Century Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Penuel Ridge Contemplative Retreat Center (Cheatham County, Tenn.) 1
Quad Cities Conference on Black Families 1
Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Quota Club International 1
Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) 1
Salzmann family 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Scarritt College for Christian Workers 1
Semper Fidelis Federated Women's Club 1
Sexton, Donna 1
Shipp, Nellie Elmira Martin 1
Smalley family 1
Smith, David A. 1
State University of Iowa. School of Social Work 1
Swab, Joy 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
United States Works Progress Administration (Iowa) 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Farmers Home Administration 1
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