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Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Artists in Action (Muscatine, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0414
Abstract

Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.

Dates: 1976-1995

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

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

Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract

Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.

Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

Barbara Coffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract

City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2006

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1968

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

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract

Educator, author, collector of children's books.

Dates: 1878-1977

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

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

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

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Iowa Women's Archives 492
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Photographs 497
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Iowa City (Iowa) 131
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American Association of University Women 6
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Mason, Kären 6
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
Drake University 5
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Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 5
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General Federation of Women's Clubs 4
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 4
White family 4
Coe College 3
Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Ellsworth family 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Glandorf, Gil 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Hodne, Carol 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Martin, Mona Kadel (1934-) 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Muehl, Lois Baker 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 2
Rape Victim Advocacy Program (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Republican National Convention 2
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