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Iowa Women's Hall of Fame records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0174
Abstract

Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.

Dates: 1975-2010

Ivory Winston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0883
Abstract

Concert vocalist and Ottumwa housewife.

Dates: 1936-2010

Jacqueline Scott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.

Dates: 1988-1997

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Jean Berry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0297
Abstract

Des Moines-based artist.

Dates: 1989-2000

Jean Shoots papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0308
Abstract

Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.

Dates: 1990-1998

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0304
Abstract

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Dates: 1983-1997

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Lois H. Eichacker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0255
Abstract

Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.

Dates: 1905-2006

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract

Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.

Dates: 1928-1995

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract

Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.

Dates: 1939-2000

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

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

May Tangen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0895
Abstract

University of Iowa librarian who moved to Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement.



Arrangement

Three folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1961-1982

Nadine Domond papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0787
Abstract

Hawkeye women's basketball star, WNBA player and entrepreneur.

Dates: 1994-1998

Noble Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0031
Abstract

Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935-1997

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0280
Abstract

Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.

Dates: 1957-2006

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract

Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.

Dates: 1977-1997

United Sisters of Black Hawk County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0315
Abstract

Iowa affiliate of Networking Together, Inc., an organization for women of color.

Dates: 1984-1996

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Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
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Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Wing, Adrien Katherine 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Basketball League 1
American Nurses Association 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Atkinson, Edith Reed, 1919-2000 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Bridgeport Central High School (Bridgeport, Conn.) 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Area Community College 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Domond, Nadine, 1975- 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Eichacker, Lois H. (1932-2018) 1
Estes, Simon 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Furgerson, Penny, 1936- 1
Gateway Dance Theatre 1
Greene, Archie L., 1945- 1
Greene, Archie Lou Shipp 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harper family 1
Harper, Virginia, 1929-1997 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawkins, E. Marie, 1931- 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Indo-American Association of Des Moines 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission for Senior Citizens 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa League for Nursing 1
Iowa Nurses' Association 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
James, Barbara 1
Johnson, Helen Warren, 1908- 1
Jones, Leah A., 1965- 1
Juilliard School 1
Kansas City Art Institute 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
Lloyd, Billie D., 1940-1991 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
McIntyre, Elizabeth Cicel Crawford 1
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Mitchell, Azalia, 1898-1986 1
Mitchell, James Wardlow 1
Morris, Arlene Roberts (1926-2016) 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Muhanji, Cherry (1939-) 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Nash, Martha, 1925-2000 1
National Council of Catholic Women (U.S.) 1
Networking Together, Inc. 1
Noble, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1945- 1
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