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wa00005. Jewish Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00005

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Agudas Achim Sisterhood records

Identifier: IWA1020
Overview Records of the women’s organization activities associated with an Iowa City synagogue.
Dates: 1952 - 2015

Barbara Krigsten papers

Identifier: IWA1031
Overview Picture of a Hanukah party in Denisen, Iowa in 1952
Dates: 1952

Ben and Betty Shapiro papers

Identifier: IWA0990
Scope and Contents The Ben and Betty Shapiro papers date from 1913 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The Shapiro family genealogical files includes a ship passenger list, obituaries, death and hospital registries, certificates of immigration and naturalization, a family tree, and an article on the family’s history written for Los Angeles Genealogical Society newsletter. Also included is a book called “Climbing Jacob’s ladder: Life Stories of Jake Shapiro”, written by Ben Shapiro and published in 2006. The...
Dates: 1913-1993

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

Blanche Redman papers

Identifier: IWA0971
Overview English professor and poet active in the Quad Cities writers’ community who as chairman of Iowa AAUW located dozens of WPA murals throughout the state.
Dates: 1921 - 1994

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Dates: 1949-1998

Cerna Martin Gendler papers

Identifier: IWA0985
Scope and Contents The Cerna Martin Gendler papers date from 1926 to 2014 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers contain photos of Gendler and her husband Jay, the couple’s parents, kids, and other family and friends. Photos folder 1 includes a photo of Jay Gendler in his coast-to-coast store in Hawarden, Iowa. The flier advertises a birthday celebration for Gendler, organized by her children, which took place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Dates: 1926-2014

Chapman Family papers

Identifier: IWA0988
Overview A prominent Jewish family in Iowa City, Iowa that included Nathan and Dora Chapman, owners of the Englert Theater, and Ansel Chapman, a State Distrcit Court judge.
Dates: 1896-2016

David Nadler papers

Identifier: IWA1034
Overview Memoir of a Renate Nadler’s experience as a Jewish child in Nazi Germany written by her son, and an account of her son’s visit to her birthplace several decades following World War II.
Dates: 2009 - 2017

Deborah Mezey Hirsch papers

Identifier: IWA0986
Overview Council Bluffs family that owned two grocery stores and attended B'Nai Israel Synagogue.
Dates: 1912-1988

Elizabeth Cohn papers

Identifier: IWA0967
Overview Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Waterloo, Iowa.
Dates: 1920 - 1987

Fish Family papers

Identifier: IWA1023
Overview A Sioux City Jewish family that owned and operated the auto repair shop, Ben Fish Tire.
Dates: 1922 - 2015

Gertrude Cohen papers

Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Greenberg Family papers

Identifier: IWA0830
Overview Des Moines, Iowa community activist whose husband, Don D. Alt served as a State House Representative.
Dates: 1918 - 1975

Gussie Rosenberg Bernstein papers

Identifier: IWA0989
Overview A philanthropist and member of the Jewish community in Sioux City, Iowa.
Dates: 1925-2016

Gusti Kollman papers

Identifier: IWA1030
Overview Jewish immigrant who fled Nazi-occupied Austria in 1939 and settled in Mount Vernon, Iowa
Dates: 1910 - 2007

Harriet "Sissy" Silber papers

Identifier: IWA1018
Overview Council Bluffs woman who owned and operated Katelman Hardware with her mother, Rose Katelman.
Dates: 1913 - 2015

Harris Scheer Berg family papers

Identifier: IWA1040
Overview Letters, photographs, and papers of an extended Jewish family that emigrated from Russia to Iowa in the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1869-2018

Helena Potash papers

Identifier: IWA1019
Overview Member of the Jewish community in Sioux City, Iowa
Dates: 1919 - 2012