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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Cheryl Britton papers

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Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Dates: 1890-2003

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

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dates: 1909-1996

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Dates: 1938-2010

Dorothy Misbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0468
Abstract Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.
Dates: 1890-1999

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Dates: 1908-1986

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Frances Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-2010

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract Homemaker and librarian who lived abroad in Berlin for four years during the 1980s.
Dates: 1890-2010

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Dates: 1936-1991

Keyes Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0039
Abstract Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Dates: 1832-1992

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

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

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De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
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