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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

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.
Dates: 1962-2006

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

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

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

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

Boone Township Women's Club (Wright County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0504
Abstract The club was organized in 1911 for the social and intellectual benefit of the ladies of Boone and the surrounding area.
Dates: 1911-2002

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.
Dates: 1861-2002

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Cherry Muhanji papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0366
Abstract Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Dates: 1984-2006

Christie York papers

 Collection
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

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Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
League of Women Voters of Iowa 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
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Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
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Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
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League of United Latin American Citizens 2
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Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
United Nations 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
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Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905-2002 2
World Conference on Women 2
Yates-Glandorf, Janie B. 2
AIDS Coalition of Johnson County (Iowa) 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Alfred University 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1
American Association of Dental Schools 1
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American Educational Research Association 1
American Mission Upper Nile 1
American Patients Association 1
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Anderson, Marilyn 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anothor Mother for Peace (Association). Northeastern Iowa Chapter 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Arizona State University 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Barcelo family 1
Barceló, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Barker, Patti 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Bergmann family 1
Bergmann, Gustav, 1906-1987 1
Bergmann, Leola Nelson, 1912-2011 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
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