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University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.
Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.
A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
A librarian who worked at the Bettendorf Public Library in Bettendorf, Iowa for over thirty years.
University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.
High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.
Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.
Independent journalist, writer, and teacher from Muscatine, Iowa.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.