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.
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)
GIRARD, MADGE CLARK (1904-2000)
Memoir, 1972-1991. 0.5 linear inches.
Reflections on Girard’s early life homesteading in South Dakota.
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.
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.
Records, 1959-1996. 3 linear inches.
Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.
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.