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A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.
Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
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.
Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Educator, author, collector of children's books.
Diaries of an Iowa woman.
A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.