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Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Internationally recognized peat geologist from Iowa City.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.
Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.
Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.
Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.
A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.