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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
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

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
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

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
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

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract

Educator, author, collector of children's books.

Dates: 1878-1977

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-1999

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

Bradley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0061
Abstract

Correspondence and other papers of this nineteenth-century family that resided in the Hudson River Valley of New York.

Dates: 1811-1992

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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
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League of United Latin American Citizens 3
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
White family 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Prentiss family 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Vargas, Henry (1929-2021) 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Theological Society 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barker, Patti 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bradley family 1
Bradley, Cornelia Fitch, 1838-1893 1
Bradley, David Ogden, 1827-1895 1
Bradley, Henry 1
Bradley, Rhoda Ogden 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Cano family 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Childs, Lue Prentiss, 1902-1968 1
Childs, Malissa 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Cripliver family 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
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