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Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

Identifier: IWA0405

Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.

Dates: 1925-2006

Alpha Evans papers

Identifier: IWA0605

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Arlene Jens papers

Identifier: IWA0499

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

Identifier: IWA0609

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

Identifier: IWA0500

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Charlene "Mac" Eblen papers

Identifier: IWA0515

Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.

Dates: 1965-2003

Esther Everett papers

Identifier: IWA0880

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Geraldene Felton papers

Identifier: IWA0330

Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.


Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).

Dates: 1951-2004

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Iowa League for Nursing records

Identifier: IWA0580

The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.

Dates: 1952-2002

Jane Elliott papers

Identifier: IWA0832

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Janie Yates-Glandorf papers

Identifier: IWA0337

Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.

Dates: 1943-2005

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0479

Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2002

Kim Landhuis papers

Identifier: IWA0236

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

Lois Baker Muehl papers

Identifier: IWA0470

University of Iowa rhetoric professor who published children's books and taught English as a second language at refugee camps in Thailand, Korea, and China.


Three works have been transferred to the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection: Trading Cultures in the Classroom, 1993; The Hidden Year of Devlin Bates, 1967; Worst Room in the School, 1961.

Dates: 1952-2006

Louane Newsome papers

Identifier: IWA0213

Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.

Dates: 1938-2004

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

Identifier: IWA0131

1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.

Dates: 1936-2008

Margaret Johnson papers

Identifier: IWA0369

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Marian Farquhar papers

Identifier: IWA0064

Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.

Dates: 1902-2006

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