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Elvira Gaston Platt papers

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Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers

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Identifier: IWA0431
Abstract

A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1890-1943

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

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Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

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Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract

Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.

Dates: 1896-2019

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