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Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

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Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

Bettie McKenzie papers

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

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Carol Hodne papers

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Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

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Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Dale McCormick papers

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Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dates: 1958-1997

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Griffin papers

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

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

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Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.
Dates: 1922-1996

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

Eve Drewelowe papers

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Identifier: IWA0135
Abstract Artist who attended the State University of Iowa and in 1924 became the first person to receive a masters degree in Painting and Art History.
Dates: 1910-1996

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

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

Frances Hawthorne papers

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Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

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Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

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Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1920-2002

Helene Scriabine papers

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Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1940-1996

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Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism 1
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Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
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Christian Children's Fund 1
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Denwar Ceramics 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
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Explorer I (Artificial satellite) 1
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Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Galileo Project 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
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Garst, Mary 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
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