History’s Schwieder to Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

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Dorothy Schwieder, retired Iowa State history professor and well-known Iowa historian, was inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 25. The Iowa governor and Iowa Commission on the Status of Women annually pay tribute to four women with the Hall of Fame awards. Schwieder has written nine books, numerous book chapters and scholarly articles, a personal memoir of growing up on the Great Plains, and has co-edited a sesquicentennial history of Iowa State University. More