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Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.
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.
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.
"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).
Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
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.
Nurse who worked for the Public Health Service and the United Nations in Italy and the Middle East, 1945-1948.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Native of Hamburg, Iowa and missionary to the West Indies and the Belgian Congo from 1925 until 1959.
Ruby's Pearl, a feminist sex store, was a hub for feminist and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) activism.
Artist, editor, and naturalist.
Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.