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Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
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

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0179
Abstract

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

B.H. Shearer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0242
Abstract

Newspaperman in Columbus Junction, Iowa. Journals, correspondence, business records, and subject files relating to his life and career as the editor and publisher of the Columbus Gazette and as the publisher of the Iowa Union Farmer. Subject files include topics ranging from the Iowa Union Farmer to the Louisa County Fair.

Dates: 1901-1969

Billie D. Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract

Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.

Dates: 1957-1995

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0135
Abstract

Iron casting company in Davenport, Iowa. Includes blueprints, budgets, correspondence, publicity, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1951

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Bohumil Shimek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0036
Abstract

University of Iowa professor of botany. founder of the Iowa Lakeside Biological Laboratory and the university herbarium. His papers include field notes pertaining to geology and flora of many Iowa counties.

Dates: 1890-1937

Boone Township Women's Club (Wright County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0504
Abstract

The club was organized in 1911 for the social and intellectual benefit of the ladies of Boone and the surrounding area.

Dates: 1911-2002

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Bridging the Generations Exhibit: Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0589
Abstract

This exhibit was created by the Master Farm Homemakers Guild to publicize their history in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992-2001

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract

Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.

Dates: 1918-1993

Carl Van Vechten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0715
Abstract

23 photographs of Doris Julian, Stephen Van Ophuigsen, Coleman Dowell, Jose Quintero and others; 16 photograph postcards including Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; 75 photographs of celebrities (lacking no. 18); several drafts and related correspondence for Gertrude Stein: An Epilogue.

Dates: 1939-1960

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
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

Caroline Ingels papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0716
Abstract

Farm woman and volunteer from Fayette County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1937-1999

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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
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Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
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