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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

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; 1923-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Edna Herbst papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0536
Abstract Videotaped interview with Herbst about the history of television broadcasting in Iowa, 1998.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1924-2003; 1998-2003

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Arizona State University 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Coe College 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Creth, Sheila D. 1
Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hanley, Sarah, 1937- 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Hansen, Kathryn W. 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hennessey, Dorothy Marie 1
Hennessey, Gwen, Sister, 1932-2008 1
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 1
Herbst, Edna, 1924-2003 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
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