Civilian Contractors:

Wright County-Bunn, Bernard & Butler, Donald --Civilian Contractors, later granted Military status
3 DesMoines Girls Hawaii-bound for work...

Defense-War Dept

Dimmitt, Bertha Mae --Hardin Co.
Johnston, Mrs. Virginia Harriett -- Killed Defense job explosion

Home Front - Ordnance Plant work

DesMoines Ordnance Plant -- 3 IA Women....1943

Industrial Scrap Drive Efforts in Iowa

Muscatine Industrial Scrap Drive - 1942

Local Effort in Iowa

Extra Ration Points each month -- by Iowa housewives
Sewing Machine Sadie -- Plymouth Co.
United Service Women of America - 9 Yr old Quilters --Kossuth Co.
Victory Junk Drive --Sioux Co.

6 Women Driving Waterloo Busses --Black Hawk Co.
Women Aid in War Effort -- Scott Co. factory workers
Sale WAR BONDS -- Scott County

US Army Hostess

Kinne, Frances Alta - Story Co.

USO Workers

Frederick, John "USO performer" - Bremer Co.
Graves, Alda "USO worker" - Polk Co.
Kiel, Marieellen -- "USO worker" - Scott Co.
Lee, Mrs. R. C. -- USO Polk Co.
McQuatters, Mrs. John L. -- Joined USO - Cerro Gordo Co.
Mills, Elizabeth -- Joined USO - Cerro Gordo Co.
Tin Can Commandos - USO Scott Co.
USO Worker, Mrs. R.E. Chambers - Wapello Co.
USO Workers, Maxine Wolfe & Patricia Griffin - Polk Co.


War Plant Work

Day, Dorance S.
Cerro Gordo Co.
Scott, Noma Carolyn
Kossuth Co.
Sullivan, Mrs. Albert
Black Hawk Co.


Iowa War Effort Index:

Red Cross-Home & Abroad

* * Red Cross -- Individual News ... County
Aalfs, Miss Betty -- Red Cross Woodbury
Althans, Margaret -- Red Cross Polk
Anderson, Cyrilla -- Red Cross Sac
Anderson, Evelyn -- Red Cross Polk
Ann Goplerud "Ann of Iowa" -- Red Cross Mitchell
Bradley, Evelyn -- Red Cross Polk
Bradley, Peggy -- Red Cross Polk
Breese, Mary E. -- Red Cross Polk
Bruner, Mrs. Julian M. -- Red Cross Polk
Burroughs, Marguerite -- Red Cross Story
Burton, Eleanor -- Red Cross Polk
Cassaday, Mary Jean -- Red Cross Cerro Gordo
Christensen, Vivian -- Red Cross Polk
Cumming, Dorothy -- Red Cross Jasper
Dolliver, Miss Mary -- Red Cross Webster
Drake, Mary Jane -- Red Cross Polk
Evans, Miriam -- Red Cross Polk
Fox, Miss Helen -- Red Cross Johnson
Frankel, Miss Babette -- Red Cross Polk
Gilbert, Geraldine -- Red Cross Hardin
Gould, Alice H. -- Red Cross Polk
Hamblin, Dora Jane -- Red Cross Taylor
Harter, Harriet -- Red Cross Polk
Henry, Miss Margaret M. -- Red Cross Clayton
Hippee, Margaret "Peggy" -- Red Cross Polk
Howard, Miss Barbara -- Red Cross Black Hawk
Holbert, Miss Eldred -- Red Cross Delaware
Hosner, Jean R. -- Red Cross Polk
Hotchkin, Miss Florence -- Red Cross Director Cerro Gordo
Howland, Mrs. Paul -- Red Cross Recruiter Polk
Hubbell, Mrs. James W. Hubbell -- Red Cross Polk
Hunter, Maxine -- Red Cross Woodbury
Hunting, Eleanor C. -- Red Cross Linn
James, (Miss) Jerry -- Red Cross Cerro Gordo
Johnson, Eva R. "Joni" -- Red Cross Butler/Polk
Johnson, W. G. with Red Cross Europe Woodbury
Kelly, Mary Frances -- Red Cross Polk
Kennedy, Annabel V. -- Red Cross Polk
Klein, Mrs. Randall -- Red Cross Polk
Knowles, June A. -- Red Cross Black Hawk
Knudsen, Lillian I. -- Red Cross Black Hawk
Lefferdink, Rosalind -- Red Cross Polk
Liechty, Miss Betty -- Red Cross Plymouth
"Knitting Vet" -- Lorenzen, Mrs. Christine Clinton
Limoges, M. Kaye -- Red Cross Polk
Lynch, Miss Bee -- Red Cross Cerro Gordo
Madden, Lavon -- Red Cross Kossuth
McEwen, Alice J. -- Red Cross Butler
Moen, Mary Ross - Red Cross Nurse Monona
Mordy, Margaret -- Red Cross Polk
Newell, Miss Mary T. -- Red Cross Johnson
Opstad, Miss Jean -- Red Cross Nurse Johnson
Pelegrin, Mrs. Alice -- Red Cross Scott
Poulsen, Helen -- Red Cross Hardin
Priest, Susan C. -- Red Cross Polk
Reynolds, Mrs. Ada -- Red Cross Polk
Rice, Laurayne -- Red Cross Black Hawk
Rowles, Dorothy A. -- Red Cross Monona
Samsell, Miss Virginia -- Red Cross Hardin
Scholl, Elizabeth S. -- Red Cross Scott
Schultz, Elizabeth Hunker -- Red Cross Linn
Smith, Mrs. Larry -- Red Cross Polk
Stoddard, Miss Odette -- Red Cross Cerro Gordo
Taggart, Mary C. -- Red Cross Clay
VanLaningham, Ina -- Red Cross Polk
Wallace, Mrs. Arthur T. -- Red Cross Polk
Wallace, Miss Winson -- Red Cross

Black Hawk

Wesibrod, Virginia M. B. -- Red Cross Polk
White, Priscilla -- American Red Cross Scott
Wilkinson, Lotus M. -- Red Cross Polk
Winn, Betty -- USO to Red Cross Polk
Worth, Mrs. Philip -- Red Cross Polk
* * Red Cross Workers -- News Articles ... County
Red Cross Buchanan
Red Cross Chickasaw
Red Cross Plymouth
Red Cross Staff Assistants--Patricia Yates & Margaret Reeve Polk & VanBuren
Red Cross Workers -- Mrs Nyemaster-Mrs Kelly Polk
Red Cross Workers Assigned from Polk Co. Polk
Red Cross Field Man - Carl J. Bosholm Polk
Red Cross Agent, Joel Shepherd Plymouth
Red Cross Field Director, Nels Quam Hamilton
Red Cross - Scott Co. Chapter 1945 Scott
Red Cross - Scott Co. Misses Bowers & Hansen Scott
Red Cross - Scott Co. Misses Heuer & Zoeckler Scott
Red Cross - Scott Co. Mrs. John C. Spring Scott
Red Cross West DesMoines Housewives Polk
Red Cross Making Surgical Dressings Polk



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