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Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1968

Barbara Madden-Bittle papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0864
Abstract

Pro-choice activist and cofounder of Iowans for Medical Control of Abortion (IMCA).

Dates: 1970-1979

Barbara Neumann Linn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1120
Abstract

Correspondence and "United Gone Forward for 25 Years: Des Moines Community Chest and Council" magazine.

Dates: 1941

Barbara Wommack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0698
Abstract

Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1990-2005

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Bell Brant Mercer papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1123
Dates: 1900

Ben and Betty Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0990
Scope and Contents

The Ben and Betty Shapiro papers date from 1913 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The Shapiro family genealogical files includes a ship passenger list, obituaries, death and hospital registries, certificates of immigration and naturalization, a family tree, and an article on the family’s history written for Los Angeles Genealogical Society newsletter. Also included is a book called “Climbing Jacob’s ladder: Life Stories of Jake Shapiro”, written by Ben Shapiro and published in 2006. The papers also include loose recipe pages and a recipe book published by the Shaare Zion Women’s League at the Shaare Zion Synagogue, Sioux City, Iowa in 1976. Finally, the Ben and Betty Shapiro Family papers include a photo of the Shapiro family, photos of family gravestones, and photo of a building in Russia.

Dates: 1913-1993

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract

Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.

Dates: Existence: 1991

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract

Educator, author, collector of children's books.

Dates: 1878-1977

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.

Dates: 1920-1999

Bess Aldrich papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0104
Abstract

Twentieth-century writer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1915-1919

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Bessie Wilkerson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0320
Abstract

Former seamstress and long-time resident of Fort Madison, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1994

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

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Ray, Robert D. (1928-2018) 3
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United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
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Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905-2002 3
Women's Professional Basketball League 3
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