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Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Dates: 1949-1998

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Dates: 1913-2005

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Dates: 1981-2009

Dorothy Rubenstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0739
Abstract Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Dates: 1928-2004

Edna Flesner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0612
Abstract Biology teacher at Iowa City City High School from 1928 to 1967.
Dates: 1925-2004

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0481
Abstract The records include notebooks for flower shows, a program planning book, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1950-2004

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Porkettes records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0626
Abstract Women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producer's Association, founded in 1964. Merged with the men's organization in 1992.
Dates: 1964-1996

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0174
Abstract Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.
Dates: 1975-2010

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Dates: 1931-1998

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

Josephine Gruhn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0382
Abstract Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1982-1992

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Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
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Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
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Anton, Judy 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Call, Leona, 1857-1943 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Washington State University 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Eichacker, Lois H., 1932- 1
Flesner, Edna, 1904-2004 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Herring, Patricia, 1944- 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Business Council 1
Iowa Center for AIDS Resources and Education 1
Iowa City Free Medical Clinic 1
Iowa Commission for Senior Citizens 1
Iowa Community AIDS Partnership 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Educational Division in National Defense 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa Pigskin Sales Company 1
Iowa Pork Producers Association 1
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