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Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

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

Dates: 1870-2014

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-1999

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract

Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.

Dates: 1935-1994

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281
Abstract

Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1969-1996

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

Billie D. Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract

Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.

Dates: 1957-1995

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Book Review Club (Manchester, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0575
Abstract

The club was a social group gathered in homes to review books.

Dates: 1938-2007

Boone Township Women's Club (Wright County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0504
Abstract

The club was organized in 1911 for the social and intellectual benefit of the ladies of Boone and the surrounding area.

Dates: 1911-2002

Booster Women's Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0322
Abstract

Social and philanthropic club organized in 1947 by African American women in Fort Madison, Iowa

Dates: 1947-1998

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Burchard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0800
Abstract

The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.

Dates: 1861-2003

Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0910
Abstract

Time capsule documenting women's community involvement, as captured in 1896 and 1946.

Dates: 1896-1946

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Mason, Kären 6
American National Red Cross 5
General Federation of Women's Clubs 5
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 5
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 5
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 5
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 5
White family 5
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
Daughters of the American Revolution 4
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 4
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 4
Des Moines Women's Club 3
Drake University 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 3
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 3
University of Minnesota 3
University of Northern Iowa 3
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Coe College 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Ellsworth family 2
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Keck family 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Morris, Arlene Roberts (1926-2016) 2
Muehl, Lois Baker 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Neal, Kathryn M. 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
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