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Farm magazine writer.
Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Nutrition scholar and chair of the University of Iowa's Home Economics Department for sixteen years.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues.
Editor of Wallaces' Farmer 1921-1933; Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-1940; Vice-President of the United States, 1941-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946. Includes audio visual materials; clippings; an extensive collection of correspondence, including photocopies of the microfilm edition of the originals in the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; government documents; personal papers; photographs; research materials, with an emphasis on agriculture, particularly corn, but including livestock, weather, strawberries, chickens, and gladioli; writings, and speeches.
Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.
Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.
State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
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.
Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.