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Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Faculty member in the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa from 1949 to 1980.
Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.
Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.
Award-winning actress of the stage and screen from Marshalltown, Iowa, who made her film debut in Woody Allen's Interior's.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Member and president of Iowa State Board of Regents.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Rural school teacher who taught near Monroe, Iowa.
Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.