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Joan Lipsky papers

Identifier: IWA0071

Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1880-2015

Joyce Nielsen papers

Identifier: IWA0665

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0260

Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970-1998

Lileah Harris papers

Identifier: IWA0256

Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1961-2014

Lois Laughlin papers

Identifier: IWA0184

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.

Dates: 1939-2007

Louise Goldman papers

Identifier: IWA0307

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Margaret Wilbourn Gerber papers

Identifier: IWA0520

Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.

Dates: 1923-2003

Marta Werner papers

Identifier: IWA0361

Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.

Dates: 1892-1989

Martha Nash papers

Identifier: IWA0235

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.

Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Dickens papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0314

Community activist, volunteer, and poet in Waterloo.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Mary Terronez papers

Identifier: IWA0497

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

Dates: 1936-2018

Merle Ramirez papers

Identifier: IWA0809

Educator, activist, and musician from Davenport, Iowa, who held leadership positions in UAW Local 858 and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

Dates: 1987 - 2016

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0343

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935-1997

Rosalie Braverman papers

Identifier: IWA0259

Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.

Dates: 1929-2010

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

Identifier: IWA0005

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Dates: 1969-1998

Ruth Laughlin papers

Identifier: IWA0185

Social activist and writer.

Dates: 1956-1997

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

Identifier: IWA0123

Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.

Dates: 1858-2012

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2017

Shirley Wyrick papers

Identifier: IWA0911
Scope and Contents The Shirley Wyrick Papers date from 1974 to 2009 and measure 10.8 linear feet. The papers are arranged in nine series: Biographical, Writings, Conferences and Workshops, Exhibitions, Artwork, Professional, Community, Greater Iowa City Area Cultural Alliance (GICACA), and CenterSpace.The Biographical series includes Wyrick’s resume, profile articles from the Iowa Arts Council and Eastern Iowa’s The Gazette, and details about the Englert Theater Art Gallery lobby that was donated and named by Mryon and Jacqueline Blank in Wyrick’s honor.The Writings series (1976-1988) consists of academic research papers and presentation outlines, written and drawn documentation for Wyrick’s Master of Fine Arts thesis, and the written component of Wyrick’s Master of Art thesis.The Conferences and Workshops series (1988-2009) includes programs and hand-outs from various conferences and workshops Wyrick attended, mostly related to public art.The...
Dates: 1974-1999

Sondra Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0874

Iowa Memorial Union catering manager and women's rights activist.

Dates: 1965-2010

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