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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
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

American Business Women's Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IWA0152
Abstract Iowa City chapter.
Dates: 1971-

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Artists in Action (Muscatine, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0414
Abstract Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.
Dates: 1976-1995

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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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

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

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

De Jong Family papers

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

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
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

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Dates: 1908-1986

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Frances Graham papers

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

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

Gladys Homan papers

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

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.
Dates: 1922-2006

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0565
Abstract Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.
Dates: 1853-2006

Iowa League for Nursing records

 Collection
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

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

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B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
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Briggs family 1
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Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
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Bryn Mawr College 1
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Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
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Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Cherry, Kittredge, 1957- 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
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Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Cochrane, William, 1867-1941 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Curtis High School (Staten Island, New York, N.Y.) 1
Dancers in Company 1
Davis, Laura 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
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Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
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Drake University 1
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Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett (Company) 1
Edna Means Dramatic Service 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Emerson College of Oratory 1
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 1
Erick Hawkins Dance Company 1
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