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University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.
Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
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.
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
English as a Second Language teacher in West Liberty, Iowa.