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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

Bertha Hedges papers

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Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dates: 1909-1996

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Dorothy Bondurant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0451
Abstract Waterloo music educator and multicultural programs coordinator.
Dates: 1926-1999

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Dates: 1931-1997

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.
Dates: 1871-1987

Edna Means papers

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Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement 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.
Dates: 1908-1986

Helen Larson papers

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Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

Josephine M. Kuba papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0406
Abstract Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
Dates: 1885-1998

Judy Klemesrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0094
Abstract Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Dates: 1939-1995

Lola Moeller Zook papers

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Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

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Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1917-1988

Marie Schultz Meyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0121
Abstract Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.
Dates: 1901-1993

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Dates: 1936-2002

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Dates: 1900-2000

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1916-1993

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Booker, Nellie, 1918-2002 1
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De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
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Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
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Kuba, Josephine M., 1909-1983 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lederer and Strauss and Company 1
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Mannheimer family 1
Mannheimer, Eugene Max, 1880-1952 1
Mannheimer, Irma Shloss, 1890-1974 1
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Mason, Kären 1
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McDermott, James S. 1
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Means, Edna, 1887-1979 1
Meyer, Marie Schultz, 1918-1993 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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Mills, Ernest 1
Mills, Glenn 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
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