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University of Iowa librarian creator of the website “Migration is Beautiful” wins national award

Janet Weaver, assistant curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives at the University of Iowa, is the winner of the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Award forContinue reading…

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Migration is Beautiful: Ila Rodriguez Plasencia (born 1927)

By Catherine Babikian Ila Plasencia learned to pitch from her brother, a talented baseball player. Soon, she became pitcher for her grade school softball team, and those experiences guided her for the rest of herContinue reading…