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Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Iowa family that corresponded during World War II.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
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.
Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Journalist who worked for the Stars and Stripes in postwar Europe.
Correspondence of Alice Stong details her undergraduate experiences at The University of Iowa.
Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.