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Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

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

Barbara Coffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract

City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2006

Basilisa Herrera papers

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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

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

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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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

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract

Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.

Dates: 1918-1993

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

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

Dates: 1910-1991

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Christie York papers

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Identifier: IWA0701
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.

Dates: 1950-2001

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903-2011

Connie McBurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

Constance Frick Irwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract

Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.

Dates: 1918-1995

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

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Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
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