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wa00005. Jewish Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00005

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Agudas Achim Sisterhood records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1020
Overview Records of the women’s organization activities associated with an Iowa City synagogue.

Ben and Betty Shapiro papers

 Collection
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...

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
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.

Blanche Redman papers

 Collection
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.

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

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

Cerna Martin Gendler papers

 Collection
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.

Chapman Family papers

 Collection
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.

Deborah Mezey Hirsch papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0986
Scope and Contents The Deborah Mezey Hirsch papers date from 1912 to 1988 and measure approximately 5 linear inches. The papers are arranged into three series: Biographical, Photographs, and Artifacts.The Biographical series (1912-1963) contains items related to family history, such as: a Boy Scout membership card for Solomon Mezey; membership and identification cards; a wedding invitation; a notice of election to receive degrees of Symbolic Masonry for Solomon Mezey; and an article about George...

Elizabeth Cohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0967
Overview Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Waterloo, Iowa.