AGUILERA, MARIA MERCEDES (1936- )
Papers, 1950-2004. 5 linear inches.
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Davenport, Iowa.
ALBAUGH, EILEEN FERRETER (1915-1952)
Papers, 1914-1952. 2.5 linear inches.
Junior high school teacher who taught in Tipton and Wellsburg, Iowa, and died of polio.
ALDRICH, BESS STREETER (1881-1954)
Letters, 1915, 1919. 2 items.
Papers, 1871-1872. 1 linear inch.
Correspondent for a weekly newspaper,”The Fayette Leader.”
ALLEN, BENITA (1911-1983).
Memoir, 1981. 130 pages.
Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia , World War I and the 1917 revolution.
ALLEN, HILDA ELLYSON (1888- ).
Papers, 1884-1958. 13.5 linear feet.
The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Records, 1971-1996. 3.33 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Iowa City chapter.
ANDERSON, CHRISTINE (1912- )
Papers, 1945. 1 linear inch.
Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.
ANDERSON, DELVENA (1887-1973)
Diary, 1958. 13 pages.
Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada in 1958.
Papers, 1973-1978. 1 linear foot.
Subject files, correspondence and clippings relating to women’s rights.
ANDERSON, RUTH BLUFORD (1921- )
Papers, 1977-1997. 0.5 linear inches.
Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
ANDRE, HAZEL BECK (1913-1956)
Memoir, 1956. 3 pages.
Widely published article written by this Ames resident and Iowa native as she was dying of cancer in 1956.
Papers, 1919-1922. 2.5 linear inches.
1921 graduate of the Army School of Nursing in Washington D.C.originally from Gliddon, Iowa.
Records, 1974-1998. 7.5 linear feet.
Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.
Oral history, 1999.
The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.
Records, 1902-2004. 9 linear inches.
Iowa City study club organized in 1897.
ATKINSON, EDITH REED (1919-2000)
Papers, 1935-1997 (bulk 1986-1997). 2 linear inches.
Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.
Records, 1903-2001, 9 linear inches.
Eastern Iowa women’s study and social club.
AUER, AMY SOPHIA (1900- )
Memoir, 1993. 141 pages.
Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.
Papers, 1998-1999. 0.5 linear inches.
Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women’s Project.
AYDELOTTE, MYRTLE KITCHELL (1917- )
Papers, 1934-1994. 20 linear feet.
Professor of nursing,1957-1976, dean of the College of Nursing, 1949-1957, and director of nursing for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics,1968-1976.