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High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
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.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.
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.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues.
Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.