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Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005; 1923-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Beverly Barnes Fix Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Dates: 1974-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

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Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

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Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

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

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

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

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.
Dates: 1983-2007

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract Homemaker and librarian who lived abroad in Berlin for four years during the 1980s.
Dates: 1890-2010

Iowa Women Judges Project papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0630
Abstract Oral history interviews with the 'pioneers' of Iowa's women jurists.
Dates: 1997-2000

Jane Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise
Dates: 1968-2011

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Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
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Clark, Dene 1
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Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
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Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
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Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Francis, Betty 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
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Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa Women Judges Project 1
Irene, Princess of Netherlands 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Keir family 1
Kelley, Alice 1
Kelley, Mary Louise 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Koob family 1
Koob, Kathryn 1
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Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Laughlin, Don, 1922- 1
Laughlin, Lois, 1925-2008 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Marycrest College 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McMurry, Alice, 1908- 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Mitchell, Frances L. 1
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