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National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.

Arrangement One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.
Dates: 1961-1964

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract Feminist activist organization records.
Dates: 1971-1987

Neta Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0586
Scope and Contents The Neta Andrews papers date from 1919 to 1922 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers primarily provide information regarding her nursing career. The correspondence consists of her acceptance into the Red Cross and a pin that was sent with the letter of congratulations. The medical literature consists of two instructional booklets about pregnancy and effective delivery practices, and an Army hospital newsletter, The Caduceus. A photograph album that apparently...
Dates: 1919-1922

New World Collective Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0664
Abstract A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Noble Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0031
Abstract Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.
Dates: 1870-1979; 1900-1920

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract 15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Dates: 1968-2005

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1974

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0280
Abstract Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.
Dates: 1957-2006

Phylliss Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0044
Abstract First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.
Dates: 1971-2004

Professional Women's League (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0110
Abstract Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.
Dates: 1903-2000

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Dates: 1896-2009

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1976

Rhonda Penquite papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0669
Abstract Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.
Dates: 1967-1998

Robert K. Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0462
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Correspondence and subject files relating to his political activities with the Republican Party.
Dates: 1866-1983; 1950-1980

Rosemary Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0230
Abstract Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.
Dates: 1960-1996

Rowene Danbom papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0494
Abstract Journalist who worked at the International News Service in Des Moines, Iowa during World War II and became its first woman bureau chief.
Dates: 1941-1987

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Arrangement Personal, 1970-1996 and undated (boxes 1 and 2).

Professional, 1969-1995 and undated (boxes 2-44)
Dates: 1969-1996

Ruth M. Roland Cowden diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0287
Abstract Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Ruth Schanke papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0339
Abstract Des Moines woman who organized a support group for spouses of lesbians and gays in 1994.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1994-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.
Dates: 1913-1986

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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
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Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
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Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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