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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Alice Kelley papers

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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

Carrie V. Talcott papers

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Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Clara Steen Skott papers

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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

Edna Means papers

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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

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Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Treptow Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Georgana Falb Foster papers

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Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract

A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.

Dates: 1939-2002

Helen Larson papers

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Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

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Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

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Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

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Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

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

Dates: 1942-2002

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

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Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Ruth Hamilton papers

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Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

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Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Willow Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0487
Abstract

Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.

Dates: 1960-2001

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