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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

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

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Dates: 1922-1996

Eve Drewelowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0135
Abstract Artist who attended the State University of Iowa and in 1924 became the first person to receive a masters degree in Painting and Art History.
Dates: 1910-1996

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

Francoise Martinet papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0719
Abstract Ballerina and professor of dance at the University of Iowa from 1978-1997.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1978-1998

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Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Vicki 1
Alfred University 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Junior Red Cross 1
American National Red Cross 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
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Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
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Barclay, Winston 1
Barker, Patti 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
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Bollin, Kathy 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Buchanan, Ellen 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carson, Frances 1
Casteel, Rachel 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
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Clark, Leola 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Coleman, Susan 1
Commission on Women in the Church and Society (Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Cook, Marie 1
Courey, Evelyn Rose 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
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Daughters of the American Revolution 1
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Dennis, Pam 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drewelowe, Eve, 1899-1988 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
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