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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

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; 1923-2005

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Dorothy Rogers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0750
Abstract Dorothy Rogers worked for the volunteer program of the Patient Advocacy Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from the beginning of the program in 1973 until her retirement in 1986.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1973-1986

E. Virginia Mowry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0345
Abstract Newton, Iowa teacher who later worked as an adminstrative assistant to James Cash Penney of J. C. Penney Company.
Dates: 1956-2000

Helen Larson papers

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

Ines Garcia papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

Joann Weldon papers

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

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1950-1998

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa
Dates: 1958-1973

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Dates: 1975-2017

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Dates: 1885-2005

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.

Arrangement One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.
Dates: 1961-1964

Shrauger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0059
Abstract Correspondence of the children of Harold and Cornelia Prentiss Shrauger of Atlantic, Iowa. Harold Shrauger operated a home and appliance store.
Dates: 1934-2005

Sondra Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0874
Abstract Iowa Memorial Union catering manager and women's rights activist.
Dates: 1965-2010

Viola Nesfield Owen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0801
Abstract Mother and piano teacher living in Wisconsin, cooresponding with family in Waterloo, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-1963

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.
Dates: 1960-2006

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