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High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.
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.
City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Internationally recognized peat geologist from Iowa City.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.