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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Barbara Fassbinder papers

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Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract

Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.

Dates: 1966-1997

Kim Landhuis papers

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Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

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Identifier: IWA0131
Abstract

1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.

Dates: 1936-2008

Mary Grefe papers

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Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

Maude Esther White papers

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Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

Patricia Geadelmann papers

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Identifier: IWA0812
Abstract

Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.

Dates: 1965-2006

Ruth Hamilton papers

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Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

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Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract

Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.

Dates: 1858-2012

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