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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Dates: 1963-1998

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract

Educator and Red Cross worker.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1929-1996

Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0412
Abstract

Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.

Dates: 1959-1996

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

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0565
Abstract

Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.

Dates: 1853-2006

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract

Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.

Dates: 1869-1993

Louane Newsome papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0213
Abstract

Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.

Dates: 1938-2004

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract

Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.

Dates: 1937-1998

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract

Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.

Dates: 1892-1989

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract

Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.

Dates: 1858-2012

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