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Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
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.
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
Educator, author, collector of children's books.
Diaries of an Iowa woman.
A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
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.