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Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.



Arrangement

Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

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

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract

Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

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

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903-2011

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

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 Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract

University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.

Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

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

Entre Nous records (Iowa City, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0081
Abstract

Women's drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.

Dates: 1914-2002

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract

Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Dates: 1917-2000

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; Majority of material found in 1918-1947

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Bacon, Evelyn Crary, 1916-1997 1
Bartlett, Wes 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Calkin, Homer L. 1
Camp Algona (Algona, Iowa) 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Casteel, Rachel 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Marion Jones, 1916-2011 1
Coe College 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Cook, Jeanne Jones, 1927-1993 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Coy, Gretchen Anton, 1923- 1
Crary, Julia 1
Curtiss-Wright Corporation 1
Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Delta Zeta Sorority 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Dow Chemical Company 1
Dow Chemical Physics Lab 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Easton, Elsie 1
England, Artis 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Erickson family 1
Evans, Mary 1
Fairfield Junior High School (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Fisher, Gladys 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Fox family 1
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 1
Fullerton family 1
Fullerton, Grace, 1879-1972 1
Fullerton, William J. 1
Gaines, Blanca Vasquez, 1918- 1
Gerber, Zella May, 1904-1997 1
Gingery, Joseph 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Halsey, Elizabeth, 1890- 1
Hamblin family 1
Hamblin, Dora Jane, 1920-1993 1
Harris, Claudine 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Hunting, Ema S. (Ema Suckow) 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Iowa City Field Hockey Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Council of Republican Women 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
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