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Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bettie McKenzie papers

Identifier: IWA0136

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Carol Hodne papers

Identifier: IWA0488

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

Christine Grant papers

Identifier: IWA0329

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

De Jong Family papers

Identifier: IWA0906

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Des Moines Women's Club records

Identifier: IWA0858

Civic and philanthropic organization.

Dates: 1888-2012

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

Edna Griffin papers

Identifier: IWA0443

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Evelyn Birkby Collection of Radio Homemaker Materials

Identifier: IWA0126

Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.

Dates: 1924-2021

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

Identifier: IWA0577

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Graham papers

Identifier: IWA0862

Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-2010

Gladys Homan papers

Identifier: IWA0261

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0529

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.

Dates: 1964-2003

Iowa League for Nursing records

Identifier: IWA0580

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.

Dates: 1952-2002

Jane Elliott papers

Identifier: IWA0832

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Janette Ryan-Busch papers

Identifier: IWA0675

Organic farmer and activist from Johnson County, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-2006

Jean Cutler Prior papers

Identifier: IWA0786
Abstract Geologist who worked with the Iowa Geological Survey in Iowa City for 38 years. Arrangement The Orestes St. John oversized series consists of 2 oversized boxes with two folders each in them. The first box (box 32) is titled Milligan Sketches and contains reproductions of the 6 Orestes St. John drawings in folder one and 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions in folder 2. The 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions...
Dates: 1857-2003

Joann Weldon papers

Identifier: IWA0521

A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.

Dates: 1920-2003

Kathryn W. Hansen

Identifier: IWA0859

Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.

Dates: 1959-2012

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