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Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

Identifier: IWA0407

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.


Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905

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.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bernice Zimmer papers

Identifier: IWA0876

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

Identifier: IWA0899

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Claudine Harris papers

Identifier: IWA0446

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903-2011

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

Identifier: IWA0518

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

Dates: 1916-2004

Entre Nous records (Iowa City, Iowa)

Identifier: IWA0081

Women's drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.

Dates: 1914-2002

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0479

Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2002

Lillian Ronk papers

Identifier: IWA0503

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Lola Moeller Zook papers

Identifier: IWA0462

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Louane Newsome papers

Identifier: IWA0213

Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.

Dates: 1938-2004

Manuel and David Macias papers

Identifier: IWA0887

Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.


The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.

Dates: 1944-2009

Marianne Michael papers

Identifier: IWA0453

Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-2005

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

Identifier: IWA0375

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

Identifier: IWA0501

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

Identifier: IWA0559

Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.

Dates: 1923-2003

Ortha P. Neff papers

Identifier: IWA0561

Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2006

Reese Family Papers

Identifier: IWA0818

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

Identifier: IWA0489

Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.

Dates: 1915-2002

University of Iowa Department of Physical Education for Women records

Identifier: IWA0106

The department was established in 1924 and was a pioneer in the development of graduate study and professional training. The department existed until 2010 under a variety of names and organizations.

Dates: 1900-2010

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Horsley, Jess 1
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Human Resources Research Organization 1
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Iowa City Field Hockey Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Iowa State College. Extension Service 1
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Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Lauter, Laura 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Ludwigs, Doris 1
Macias family 1
Macias, David, 1885- 1
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Macias, Pete 1
Macias, Rudolph Robert, 1920-2001 1
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Maroni, Valentine 1
Martini, Lorena 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
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Mills, Ernest 1
Mills, Glenn 1
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Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (U.S.) 1
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National Association for Physical Education of College Women 1
National Association of Directors and Teachers of Physical Education for College Women 1
Neff, Ortha P., 1915- 1
Nelson, Margaret 1
Newberg, Lois 1
Newsome, Louane, 1906-2004 1
Oetken, Randy 1
Olvera, Albert 1
Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
Radcliffe College 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Reger-Wilkinson, Mary Frances, 1909-2006 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rural Women's Project (University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives) 1
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Scott, M. Gladys (Myrtle Gladys), 1905-1990 1
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