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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Dates: 1937-1996

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

Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0910
Abstract Time capsule documenting women's community involvement, as captured in 1896 and 1946.
Dates: 1896, 1946

Christine Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0585
Abstract Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.
Dates: 1945

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Eliza Hickok Kesler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0040
Abstract Cedar Rapids native who worked on the radio show 'The Quiz Kids.'
Dates: 1946-1947

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

Jeanne Jones Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0795
Abstract Nurse Jeanne Jones Cook grew up in Iowa and Colorado. She completed her training with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945.
Dates: 1939-1949

Joiner Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0815
Abstract Iowa family that corresponded during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1945

Lenora Backes papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0010
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1946

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

Lola Jean McNall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0141
Abstract University of Iowa student who was active in the YWCA.
Dates: 1936-2002

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

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0816
Abstract Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Dates: 1925-1972

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940

Mary Lou Kirk scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0743
Abstract Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.
Dates: 1942-1949

Mildred Van Wyngarden papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0568
Abstract Rural school teacher who taught near Monroe, Iowa.
Dates: 1931-1940

Ruth Moe Christ papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0283
Abstract 4-H participant from Winnebago, Iowa.
Dates: 1946-1961

Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0363
Abstract Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1938-1955

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State University of Iowa 2
Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Burlington Federation of Women's Clubs (Burlington, Iowa) 1
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Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Carmichael, S. D. 1
Carmichael, Thelma 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Cook, Jeanne Jones, 1927-1993 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Erickson family 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Glad Girls of Grove 4-H (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Harper family 1
Houghton Mifflin Company 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Fair 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Johnson, Margaret Langland, 1912-1972 1
Joiner Family 1
Joiner family 1
Joiner, Charles W. 1
Joiner, Melvin 1
Joiner, Otis W. 1
Kesler, Eliza Hickok, 1909- 1
Kirk, Mary Lou, 1929-2004 1
Kountz, Alice Cynthia Stong, 1916-1994 1
Kountz, Roy Rupert, -1971 1
Lewis, Thelma B., 1904-1988 1
Lingelbach, Annette, 1908-1996 1
Lozier, Margaret Joiner 1
Marshall Plan 1
McNall, Lola Jean 1
Mercy Hospital (Burlington, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Moore, Mary Anne Lozier 1
Morris, Arlene Roberts 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Place, Dorothy Sprout, 1921- 1
Place, Harlan 1
Prairie City High School (Prairie City, Iowa) 1
Ross, Marie 1
Scales, Lillian Moore, 1901-1991 1
Schuyler, Philippa, 1932-1967 1
Sheets, George Marsh, 1887-1974 1
Simonsen, Merle 1
Simonsen, Virginia Tanner, 1923- 1
Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) 1
State University of Iowa. Department of History 1
Stong family 1
Stong, Ernest Lee, 1878-1933 1
Stong, Martha Alice Tobias, 1878-1961 1
Swanson family 1
Swanson, Alma Erickson, 1889-1985 1
Swanson, Carl W., -1952 1
Swanson, Greta, 1924- 1
Swanson, Signe, 1917- 1
Swanson, Thor, 1922- 1
Tama County Historical Society 1
Tanner, A. J. 1
Tanner, Anna Johns 1
Thorne, Lucia, 1918-2009 1
United States. Army Nurse Corps 1
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps 1
Van Wyngarden, Mildred, 1918-2005 1
Van Wyngarden, Philip Ray 1
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Von Schrader, Mary 1
WHO (Radio station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 1
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 1
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