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Abbie Romey papers

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Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Christisen Railroad Collection

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Identifier: msc0548
Abstract Records for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak, and the B&O railroads, with some materials from the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern (EJ&E), the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), the Nickel Plate Railroad (NKP), and Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe (AT&SF) lines from the 1880s to the early 1990s.
Dates: 1880-1990

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0597
Abstract Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.
Dates: 1963-1998

De Jong Family papers

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Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Dieman-Bennett Dance Theatre of the Hemispheres (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0265
Abstract Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.
Dates: 1929-2017

Dorothy Clark papers

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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

Edythe Stirlen papers

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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

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

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Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Dates: 1922-1996

Frances Graham papers

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Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-2010

Gladys Homan papers

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Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Iowa League for Nursing records

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Identifier: IWA0580
Abstract The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.
Dates: 1952-2002

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

Kathryn W. Hansen

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Identifier: IWA0859
Abstract Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Dates: 1959-2012; Other: Date acquired: 20100000

Kittredge Cherry and Audrey Lockwood

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Identifier: IWA0759
Abstract Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957- ), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Dates: 1970-2009

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

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Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines records

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Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
Dates: 1936-1995

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

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Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
Dates: 1943-2000

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.

Arrangement 1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Dates: 1931-2007

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Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
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