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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

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

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1863-1865?; Other: Date acquired: 2008-05-20

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

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Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Arthur W. Spivey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.05
Abstract Audio tape memoirs of Chautauqua and a manuscript relating to the work week of a Chautauqua crewman and crew chief.
Dates: 1925-1926; 1977

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

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

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

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