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University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
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.
Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.