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Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
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.
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.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
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.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Artist, editor, and naturalist.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Casting director who worked for Rodgers and Hammerstein; founded Shirley Rich Casting in 1969.