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Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
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.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.
Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Radio scriptwriter (Kaffee Klatch and Playhouse of the Air among others) and playwright (as Maxine Wood). Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, typescripts, etc. Finsterwald, playwright and author, published under the name "Maxine Wood".
Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.