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Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
One of the first ordained female ministers in the Midwest whose sermons were broadcast on radio stations KFNF and KMA for over sixty years in Shenandoah, Iowa.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Research for a biography that was never published, this collection consists of papers from Gillette as well as Stelck's research materials.
Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.