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Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
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.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Ohio born psychometrist who divorced in 1957 and moved to Iowa City with her daughters.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Journalist for the Toledo Blade and writer of the first Nancy Drew mysteries and other children's series books; collection includes writings, clippings, scrapbooks, fan mail, photographs, and a typewriter.
Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.