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Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.
Dates: Existence: 1991

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.
Dates: 1918-1993

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract Unitarian Universalist minister and daughters of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers
Dates: 1995-1996

Cora Call Whitley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0154
Abstract Clubwoman and conservationist involved in the Council of National Defense Women's Committee during World War I.
Dates: 1916-1937

Dorothy Ashby Pownall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.
Dates: 1918-1974

Entre Nous records (Iowa City, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0081
Abstract Women's drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.
Dates: 1914-2002

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

Fox Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0449
Abstract Dr. Walter Fox was a physician who served in France during WWI and later died in Serbia while working for the Italian Red Cross. Helen Fox Angell was a Red Cross worker during WWII and later in the Panama Canal Zone. Primarily photographs, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1880-1966; 1918-1947

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.
Dates: 1908-1926

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.
Dates: 1902-1973

Jerry Yocum papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0704
Abstract Transcript of the diary of Beulah Marie Lucas of Pocahontas, Iowa compiled by her son Jerry Yocum in 1997.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1997

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-1983; 1917-1919

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 Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Dates: 1982-1986

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Dates: 1896-2019

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

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Allen, Benita, 1911-1983 1
American National Red Cross 1
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Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee 1
Cousin, Ruth Hager, 1895-1994 1
De Koster, Sarah Poppen, 1891-1957 1
DeKoster, Lucas James, 1918- 1
Ehrhardt, Louis 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Fox family 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Hager, Thora 1
Harling, George 1
Harling, Icey Lenora Teel, 1878-1964 1
Harling, Maurice 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Illinois Training School for Nurses 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Liers, Louise, 1887-1983 1
Mills family 1
Mills, Ernest 1
Mills, Glenn 1
Order of the Eastern Star 1
Pownall, Dorothy Ashby, 1895-1979 1
Proteus Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 1
Shivvers, Charlotte, 1935- 1
Shivvers, John, -1962 1
State University of Iowa 1
Swanson, Augusta Gustafson, 1862?- 1
Swanson, Carl, 1850-1922 1
Swanson, Ellen 1
Swanson, Julia 1
Taft, Alice Tibbetts 1
Taft, Gertrude, 1892-1948 1
Taft, Thurlow T. 1
Taft, William 1
Teel School of Expression (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Tylee, Ben 1
Tylee, Frances 1
Tylee, Magdalena, 1894-1988 1
United States Army. Medical Officers' Reserve Corps 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 88th 1
United States. Navy 1
Vandervelde families 1
Vandervelde, Andrew 1
Vandervelde, Kent 1
Vandervelde, Marjorie Mills 1
Variety Store (Pocahontas, Iowa) 1
White family 1
White, Carl, 1897-1989 1
Whitley, Cora Call, 1862-1937 1
Willing Workers Club (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Yocum, Beulah Marie Lucas, 1899-1990 1
Yocum, Jerry, 1923- 1
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