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Anita Crawford papers

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Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Arlene Morris papers

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Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Dates: 1946-1996

Barbara Flanagan papers

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Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Dates: 1950-1991

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

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

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

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Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Dates: 1949-1998

Chauncey Depew Club records

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Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Dates: 1913-2005

Dorothy Rubenstein papers

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Identifier: IWA0739
Abstract Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Dates: 1928-2004

Edna Flesner papers

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Identifier: IWA0612
Abstract Biology teacher at Iowa City City High School from 1928 to 1967.
Dates: 1925-2004

Edna Griffin papers

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

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

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Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

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Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract Educator and Red Cross worker.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

Emma Harvat papers

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Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995

Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0481
Abstract The records include notebooks for flower shows, a program planning book, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1950-2004

Gertrude Cohen papers

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Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault records

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Identifier: IWA0552
Abstract IowaCASA's services included securing funding for Iowa's sexual assault centers, resource development, public education initiatives on child sexual abuse, anti-pornography work, and self-defense training. After 1997 IowaCasa expanded to include work on public policy.
Dates: 1979-2000

Iowa Porkettes records

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Identifier: IWA0626
Abstract Women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producer's Association, founded in 1964. Merged with the men's organization in 1992.
Dates: 1964-1996

Jane Burleson papers

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Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Dates: 1931-1998

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Anton, Judy 1
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Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Brigance, Linda 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
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Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Call, Leona, 1857-1943 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Washington State University 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
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Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Eichacker, Lois H., 1932- 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Flanagan, Barbara, 1924- 1
Flesner, Edna, 1904-2004 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gernes, Elizabeth Anna, 1907-1996 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Crime Victim Assistance Division 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Educational Division in National Defense 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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Iowa Pigskin Sales Company 1
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Iowa State University 1
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