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Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.
Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).
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.
Local chapter of the Iowa Nurses Association.
State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses.
Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic Security,1946-1989(boxes 48-57) Iowa League for Nursing,1913-1980 (boxes 57-61 Iowa Organizations, 1926-1989 (boxes 61-68) Membership, 1904-1988 (boxes 68-70) Publications, 1917-1985 (box71) Sections, 1940-1984 (boxes 71-77) Student Nurses Association, 1949-1984 (boxes 77-78) Photographs, 1918-1987 (boxes 78-79) Artifacts, 1981-1988 (box 80) Audiotapes, 1974-1987 (box 81) Oversize, 1916-1987 (box 82 and container 83)
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.
1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.
Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.
Nurse who worked in Missouri in the 1930s and at the University of Iowa Hospitals from 1948 to 1965.
Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Nurse who worked for the Public Health Service and the United Nations in Italy and the Middle East, 1945-1948.
Nurse educator and scholar.