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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

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Constance Frick Irwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract

Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.

Dates: 1918-1995

Dorothy Ashby Pownall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract

Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1974

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Gladys Spayde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0042
Abstract

Stage actress who spent her childhood in Saskatchewan and was a teacher in Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1932-1982

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

Muriel Anne Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0203
Abstract

Federal government employee who held various positions during her career, including White House mail analyst.

Dates: 1935-1990

Pauline Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0202
Abstract

Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.

Dates: 1884-1994

Ruth Hager Cousin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0522
Abstract

Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.

Dates: 1914-1985

Welch and Angrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0095
Abstract

Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.

Dates: 1880-1995

Zella May Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0282
Abstract

A secretary who worked in Alaska in 1943 and at the Oak Ridge Atomic Plant in Tennessee from 1944 to 1945.

Dates: 1943-1947

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Neal, Edith, 1916-2007 1
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Polk County Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 1
Pownall, Dorothy Ashby, 1895-1979 1
Rebekah Lodge 1
Reger-Wilkinson, Mary Frances, 1909-2006 1
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Spayde, Gladys, 1919-2004 1
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Wakonda Ladies' Golf 1
Welch, Maryjo 1
Western Union Telegraph Company 1
Wilkinson, Bernard, -1962 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 1
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