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Women and War

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract

Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2006

Pauline Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0202
Abstract

Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.

Dates: 1884-1994

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract

Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.



Arrangement

Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of "Friendly Fire" and a hardcover copy of "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" are shelved in the printed works collection.

Dates: 1966-2010

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

Roberta Pendleton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0341
Abstract

Sioux City, Iowa resident who was a WAVE during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1996

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract

Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.

Dates: 1929-2010

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract

Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940-1994

Rowene Danbom papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0494
Abstract

Journalist who worked at the International News Service in Des Moines, Iowa during World War II and became its first woman bureau chief.

Dates: 1941-1987

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract

Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.

Dates: 1915-2002

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

Ruth Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0498
Abstract

Journalist who worked for the Stars and Stripes in postwar Europe.

Dates: 1957-2002

Sue M. Reed papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0130
Abstract

Republican Party activist and officer of Iowa and National Federations of Republican Women, 1950s-1970s.

Dates: 1934-1996

Sylvia M. Stoesser papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0047
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate in 1928 with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry. She was the first woman chemist to work for Dow Chemical Company.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1952-1992

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ladies Auxiliary records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0776
Abstract

Booklet: "Fifty Years of Growth and Service: Ladies Auxiliary to the Department of Iowa Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, 1929-1979."

Dates: 1979

Virginia Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0058
Abstract

Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1829-2010

War Brides of World War II papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0215
Abstract

1995 honors thesis of University of Iowa undergraduate student, Rachel Casteel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Welch and Angrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0095
Abstract

Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.

Dates: 1880-1995

Wes Bartlett memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0755
Abstract

A Collection of Memories of the Algona Prisoner of War Camp, 1943-1946, compiled by Wes Bartlett.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

Willing Workers Club (Fayette County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0246
Abstract

A social and benevolent women's club initially formed as a Red Cross sewing club during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1987

Zella May Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0282
Abstract

A secretary who worked in Alaska in 1943 and at the Oak Ridge Atomic Plant in Tennessee from 1944 to 1945.

Dates: 1943-1947