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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

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Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

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Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bernadine Solberg papers

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Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

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Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1993

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2009

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

Constance Frick Irwin papers

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Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Dates: 1918-1995

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

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Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.
Dates: 1937-1993

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

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Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

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 Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1900-2006

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1998

Gladys Spayde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0042
Abstract Stage actress who spent her childhood in Saskatchewan and was a teacher in Fairfield, Iowa.
Dates: 1932-1982

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
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

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1940-1996

Hilda Ellyson Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0371
Abstract The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Dates: 1884-1958

Jeanne Jones Cook papers

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Identifier: IWA0795
Abstract Nurse Jeanne Jones Cook grew up in Iowa and Colorado. She completed her training with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945.
Dates: 1939-1949

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1869-1993

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Allen family 1
Allen, George Eugene, 1887-1944 1
Allen, Hilda Ellyson, 1988- 1
Allen, Philip, 1915- 1
Allen, Sewell E., 1913-1975 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Baker, Hermione Georgette Allen, 1917- 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Marion Jones, 1916-2011 1
Coe College 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Cook, Jeanne Jones, 1927-1993 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Delta Zeta Sorority 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Erickson family 1
Evans, Mary 1
Fairfield Junior High School (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Fullerton family 1
Fullerton, Grace, 1879-1972 1
Fullerton, William J. 1
Gaines, Blanca Vasquez, 1918- 1
Gerber, Zella May, 1904-1997 1
Gingery, Joseph 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Hamblin family 1
Hamblin, Dora Jane, 1920-1993 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Council of Republican Women 1
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Iowa State College. Extension Service 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Irwin, Constance, 1913-1995 1
Johnson, Margaret Langland, 1912-1972 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
Lichty, Marion Cox, 1915- 1
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) 1
Lyon, Pauline, 1922- 1
Macias family 1
Macias, David, 1885- 1
Macias, Manuel, 1890-1954 1
Macias, Pete 1
Macias, Rudolph Robert, 1920-2001 1
Mapleton High School (Mapleton, Iowa) 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mercy Hospital (Burlington, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
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