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Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Dates: 1963-1998

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

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

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

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

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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

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

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948-2004

Edythe Stirlen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0139
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1987

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Evelyn Birkby Collection of Radio Homemaker Materials

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0126
Abstract

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

Dates: 1924-2021

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Ackeman, Karen 1
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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
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Boedeker family 1
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Brigance, Linda 1
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Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carson, Frances 1
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Catalano, Theresa Mary, 1959-1999 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Christy, Teresa E. 1
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Clark, Harold 1
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Council on Postsecondary Accreditation 1
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Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
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Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
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Engle, Paul 1
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Falk, Florence 1
Farquhar, Marian, 1917-2006 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
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