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Alphabetical List of Collections: G

GAMMACK, KATY (1941- )

Papers, 1976-2007.  2 linear feet.

Des Moines Tribune columnist and advocate for women’s rights.

GANGESTAD, ROSA KNUTSON (1867-1943)

Papers, undated. 1 linear inch.

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

GANTZ, MARY. 

Papers, 1986-1992.  0.25 linear inches.

Student research papers by Gantz on mid-nineteenth century medical education at the University of Iowa, on Dr. Sarah Braunworth, and on the history of homeopathy and women in medicine.

GARCIA, INEZ (1931-2009)

Papers, 1916-1999. 5 linear inches.

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early 20th century.

GATES, ADELIA ST. JOHN (1841-1874)

Papers, 1863-1865? 1 folder.

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa, as a bride.

GEBERS, NELLIE M. (1901-1995)

Papers, 1991-1995. 1 linear inch.

Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.

GERBER, MARGARET WILBOURN (1913-1996)

Papers, 1923-2003. 1.5 linear feet.

Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.

GERBER, PHILIP L. (1923- )

Papers, 1988-1989. 3.5 linear inches.

State University of New York College at Brockport professor who edited the homesteading letters of Elizabeth Corey.

GERBER, ZELLA MAY (1904-1997)

Papers, 1943-1947. 4 linear inches.

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

GERNES, ELIZABETH ANNA (1907-1996)

Papers and oral history, 1929-1996. 0.5 linear inches.

Educator and Red Cross worker.

GIDDINGS, MARIE (1908-  )

Family history, 1980. 1 linear inch.

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.

GILMORE, BLANCHE BASYE (1873-1970)

Memoir, 1970.

GIRARD, MADGE CLARK (1904-2000)

Memoir, 1972-1991. 0.5 linear inches.

Reflections on Girard’s early life homesteading in South Dakota.

GIVING VOICE TO THEIR MEMORIES: ORAL HISTORIES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN IOWA

Oral histories, 1997-1998. 5 linear inches and audiovisual.

Oral history project of the Iowa Women’s Archives.

GODWIN, TRULA (1940-2002)

Papers, 1941-2003. 1 linear inch.

Davenport, Iowa, policewoman from 1973-1998.

GOLDMAN, JUNE PARKER (1925- )

Papers, 1964. 3 items.

Japanese-American woman who was a member of the Know Your Neighbor panel in Des Moines in the 1960s.

GOLDMAN, LOUISE (1924-1998)

Papers, 1933-1997. 1.25 linear feet.

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

GOODENOW, KAREN (1938- )

Papers, 1980-1993. 1 linear inch.

Elementary and high school teacher who has served on local and state boards of education.

GOODRICH, JULIE (1956- )

Papers, 1948, 1967-1977 (bulk 1970-1974). 1.5 linear feet.

Adel, Iowa native who was an accomplished high school athlete in the 1970s.

GOVERNOR RAY’S COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Records, 1964-2003. 7 linear inches.

GRANT, CHRISTINE (1936- )

Papers, 1952-2005 (bulk 1970-2005). 17.3 linear feet.

GRANT, DOROTHY S. (1905- )

Papers, 1917-1998. 7.5 linear feet.

Unitarian Universalist and Head Start teacher, and spokesperson for victims of spousal abuse.

GREENE, ARCHIE L. (1945- )

Papers, 1963-1998. 5 linear inches.

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

GREENE TOWNSHIP WOMEN’S CLUB (IOWA COUNTY, IOWA)

Records, 1959-1996. 3 linear inches.

Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.

GREENLEE, GERALDINE

Papers, 1945-2004.  7.5 linear inches.

Received her master’s degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.

GREFE, MARY (1922- )

Papers, 1943-1997 (bulk 1979-1988). 1.5 linear feet.

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

GREINER, VIOLET (1915-1991)

Papers, 1960-1999, 3 linear inches.

Farmwoman, columnist, and volunteer from Blairsburg, Iowa who wrote a monthly column for the Rural Electric Cooperative News.

GRIFFIN, EDNA (1909-2000)

Papers, 1948-2004, 2 linear inches.

Civil rights activist, later known as the “Rosa Parks of Iowa.”

GROW, ESTHER MAE CHRISTENSEN (1891-1993)

Memoir, undated. 1 item.

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.

GRUHN, JOSEPHINE (1924- )

Papers, 1982-1992. 5 linear inches.

Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

GUNDERSON, HELEN (1945- )

Papers, 1994-2004. 1 linear inch.

Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.