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Alphabetical List of Collections: L

LAGE, GLADYS MOELLER (1912-2006)

Memoir, 1992.

Family history and memories of childhood in rural Cedar, Clinton, and Scott counties.

LA SHECK, KATHARINE (1891-1971)

Papers, 1904-1971 (bulk 1904-1920). 7.5 linear inches.

Musician, actress and dancer from Iowa City who toured on the Chautauqua circuit.

LAMBIE, CANDACE PACKARD

Papers, 1959-1991. 4 items

Officer in local and state chapters of the League of Women Voters and Daughters of the American Revolution.

LANDHUIS, KIM (1943- )

Papers, 1943-2004. 2.5 linear inches.

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

LANE, ORTHA (1894-1983)

Papers, 1921-1932. 5 linear inches

1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.

LARIMER, ANN

Letters, February-July 1865.

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

LARSEN, SONJA (1941- )

Papers, 1977-1982. 1 linear foot.

Republican representative in the Iowa legislature who ran for mayor of Ottumwa in 1981.

LARSON, HELEN (1899-1996)

Papers, 1884 and 1905-1996. 2.25 linear feet.

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

LATOURETTE, JANE

Unprocessed papers.

LAUGHLIN, LOIS (1925-2008)

Papers, 1939-2007. 2.5 linear feet.

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband’s status as a conscientious objector.

LAUGHLIN, RUTH (1954-1986)

Papers, 1956-1997. 3.35 linear feet.

Social activist and writer.

LAURILA, KATHLEEN WOOD (1940- )

Papers, 1956-1999. 34.5 linear feet.

Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.

LAVIN, MILDRED H.

Papers, 1972-1988. 1 linear inch.

Professor in instructional design and outreach education at the University of Iowa’s College of Education.

LAWLER, LILLIAN B. (1898-1990)

Papers, 1911-1968. 2.5 linear inches.

Scholar at the State University of Iowa in 1923.

LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS COUNCIL 10 (Davenport, Iowa)

Records, 1959-2009.  5.75 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF CEDAR RAPIDS-MARION

Records, 1968-1975. 0.25 linear inches.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF IOWA

Records, 1920-1998. 77.5 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF JOHNSON COUNTY

Records, 1920-  . 14 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF METROPOLITAN DES MOINES

Records, 1936-1995. 8.25 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF MOUNT VERNON-LISBON

Records, 1948-1996. 3 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF MUSCATINE

Records, 1943-2000. 5.25 linear feet.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SIOUX CITY

Records, 1978-1993. 2.5 linear inches.

LEARY, BERNICE (1890-1973)

Papers, 1878-1977. 6 linear inches.

Educator, author, collector of children’s books.

LEHMAN, ALBERTA EVELYN SWAN (1907-2002)

Papers, 1874-1932.  9 linear inches.

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

LEMME FAMILY

Papers, 1970, 1995, 1998 and undated. 5 items.

Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City’s first Woman of the Year in 1955.

LEVIN, MYRTILLA F. (1938- )

Papers, 1971-2010. 7.5 linear inches.

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

LEWALLEN, JOY SMITH

Memoir, 1985. 103 pages.

“This is My Story, This is My Song,” unpublished memoir.

LEWIS, CATHERINE

Papers, 1995. 2 linear inches.

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution’s Festival of American Folklore.

LEWIS, THELMA B. (1904-1988)

Papers, 1947-1967. 4 linear inches.

Iowa City mayor in 1961; served on the city council from 1958 to 1963.

LICHTY, MARION COX (1915- )

Papers, 1942-1989. 10 linear inches.

Waterloo, Iowa native who served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II and then in the United States Air Force Reserve.

LIERS, LOUISE (1887-1983)

Papers,1911-1983 (bulk 1917-1919). 5 linear inches.

World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.

LIFFRING-ZUG, JOAN

Photographs, 1950-1985. 2.5 linear inches.

Iowa photographer and publisher of many regional and national photographic books.

LINDAHL, CARRIE (1887-1977)

Papers, 1875-2001. 1.25 linear feet.

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

LINGELBACH, ANNETTE (1908?-1996)

Papers, 1937-1996. 2 linear inches.

Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.

LIPSKY, JOAN (1919- )

Papers, 1941-2008. 9.5 linear feet.

Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

LLOYD, BILLIE D. (1940-1991)

Papers, 1957-1995 (bulk 1976-1991). 2.5 linear inches.

Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.

LLOYD-JONES, JEAN (1929- )

Papers, 1964-2003. 9.5 linear feet.

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

LOEWENBERG, INA (1931- )

Papers, 1999-2007

Research materials for her book, The View From 70:Women’s Recollections and Reflections, published in 2004.

LOMAS, ANNA COCHRANE (1896-1991)

Papers, 1917-1991. 5 linear feet.

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

LONGCHAMP, SARAH ALIEN (1911-1996)

Papers, 1911-1997 (bulk 1924-1938, 1972). 7 linear inches.

Basketball player from Ida Grove, Iowa, who was elected to the Iowa Hall of Fame in 1972.

LOPEZ, ANTONIA AND FREDERICO

Papers, 1927-1983. 1.5 linear inches.

The couple migrated to Iowa from the state of Guanajuato in Mexico between 1906 and the 1910s when they settled permanently in Iowa.

LOWELL CLUB (BOONE, IOWA)

Centennial commemorative scrapbook, 1987. 2 linear inches.

Study club founded in 1887.

LOWRY, ANITA (1950-1996)

Papers, 1982-1996. 5 linear inches.

Librarian Librarian who was the first head of the Information Arcade at the University of Iowa Libraries, 1992-1996.

LUDEMANN, MAE IRENE (1900-1997)

Papers, 1926-1943. 2 linear inches.

High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.

LYFORD, MARJORIE ELIZABETH (1910- )

Papers, 1890-2000. 10 linear inches.

Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

LYNCH, ELIZABETH FAGAN (1908- )

Memoir, 1991. 166 pp.

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, “A Trunk and its Chips.”

LYON, PAULINE (1922- )

Papers, 1884-1994. 1 linear foot.

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