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Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.
Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.