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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Dates: 1937-1996

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Dates: 1946-1996; 1961-1966

Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara Flanagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Dates: 1950-1991

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
Dates: 1943-1948

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.
Dates: 1920-1999

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Dates: 1935-1994

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2009

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

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.
Dates: 1949-1998

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991; 1942-1991

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Dates: 1954-1981

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Dates: 1913-2005

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Dates: 1890-2003

Cynthia Grant Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1182
Overview Research materials and correspondence of a historian of the Unitarian church’s female ministers in Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Dates: (1973-1994)

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.
Dates: 1898-2016

Des Moines Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract Civic and philanthropic organization.
Dates: 1888-2012

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Des Moines Art Center 2
Drake University 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
University of Chicago 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Valley High School (West Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American Patients Association 1
Angrick, William 1
Ankeny High School (Ankeny, Iowa) 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Booth, Marlene 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cline, Kate 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Mokanna 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Des Moines Garden Club 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Ladies Band 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Des Mond, Lucy 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Eddy, Susan 1
Edna Means Dramatic Service 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellsworth family 1
Ellsworth, Eugene 1
Emerson College of Oratory 1
Falb family 1
Falb, Kristine 1
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