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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Joann Weldon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract

A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.

Dates: 1920-2003

Lucille Schwilck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0679
Abstract

1939 graduate from the State University of Iowa College of Law who worked for the U. S. Department of the Interior between 1943 and 1964.

Dates: 1986-2001

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Maria Rundquist papers

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Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

McGill Family papers

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Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

National Association of Women in Construction, Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0372
Abstract

The local chapter gives scholarships to students interested in construction careers, sponsors an annual golf outing and provides social networking opportunities for women who work in construction.

Dates: 1978-2005

Shrauger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0059
Abstract

Correspondence of the children of Harold and Cornelia Prentiss Shrauger of Atlantic, Iowa. Harold Shrauger operated a home and appliance store.

Dates: 1934-2005

Sondra Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0874
Abstract

Iowa Memorial Union catering manager and women's rights activist.

Dates: 1965-2010

The Sweatshop Chronicles scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0686
Abstract

Activities of the Iowa City chapter of the national organization, Students Against Sweatshops.

Dates: 2000

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract

Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.

Dates: 1960-2006

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