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Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Bertha Hedges papers

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Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

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

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Inés García papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1916-1999

Judy Klemesrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0094
Abstract

Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.

Dates: 1939-1995

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract

Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.

Dates: 1950-2013

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0559
Abstract

Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.

Dates: 1923-2003

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Patricia Peterson Wiese papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0810
Abstract

English as a Second Language teacher in West Liberty, Iowa.

Dates: 1978-2010

Shirley A. Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0197
Abstract

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0145
Abstract

Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1899-1994

Violet Greiner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0389
Abstract

Farmwoman, columnist, and volunteer from Blairsburg, Iowa who wrote a monthly column for the Rural Electric Cooperative News.

Dates: 1960-1999

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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goad family 1
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Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
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Hammond, Ilene 1
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Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
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Hergenreter, Jane McDermott 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kelley, Alice 1
Kelley, Mary Louise 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Klemesrud, Judy 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
Martini, Lorena 1
McDermott, George T. 1
McDermott, James S. 1
McDermott, Katherine Stewart 1
McNaughton family 1
McNaughton, Arnold 1
McNaughton, Donald 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Moulton, Mark 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Nature Conservancy (U.S) 1
Neal, Edith, 1916-2007 1
Nelson, Margaret 1
New York Times Company 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Olvera, Albert 1
Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
Ossorio, Peter G. 1
Pasadena Independent School District (Tex.) 1
Pollock family 1
Pollock, Cora Belle, 1906-1998 1
Rachel Carson Council 1
Ricketts, Ruth Keran 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schobert family 1
Schobert, Wilda Jean, 1920-2002 1
Shambaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1871-1940 1
Shideler, Emerson, -1992 1
Shideler, Mary McDermott, 1917-2000 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Simpson College 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
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