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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

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

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

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

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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

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

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract

Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

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

Dates: 1920-2002

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1940-1996

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

James A. Van Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0142
Scope and Contents Student records in advisee files are restricted. THE JAMES A. VAN ALLEN PAPERS, 1938-1990, chronicle the professional career in upper atmosphere research, space physics research, and academia of Dr. James Van Allen; and document how the shifting research trends affected the career of one scientist. This substantial collection includes papers created or consolidated by Dr. Van Allen excluding those connected to his tenure as Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of...
Dates: 1938-1990

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Hodne, Carol 2
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University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Alfred University 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Geophysical Union 1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Arecibo Observatory. Advisory Board 1
Arizona State University 1
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Barker, Patti 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buchanan, Ellen 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
COSPAR 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism 1
Carson, Frances 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
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
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Enemark, D. C. (Donald Clifford) 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Explorer I (Artificial satellite) 1
Faga, Linda 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frank, Louis A. 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Galileo Project 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
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