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Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

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

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract

Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.

Dates: 1937-1993

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

E. Virginia Mowry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0345
Abstract

Newton, Iowa teacher who later worked as an adminstrative assistant to James Cash Penney of J. C. Penney Company.

Dates: 1956-2000

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

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

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Eve Drewelowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0135
Abstract

Artist who attended the State University of Iowa and in 1924 became the first person to receive a masters degree in Painting and Art History.

Dates: 1910-1996

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
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Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
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Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
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Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
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Christian Children's Fund 1
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