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Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.
Dates: 1896-1986

Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0363
Abstract Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1938-1955

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0491
Abstract Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Dates: 2000-2005

Sue Follon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0813
Abstract Educational administrator and Executive Director of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women.
Dates: 1980-1998

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1998

The Des Moines BirthPlace records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0195
Abstract The first licensed birth center in Iowa, specializing in nurse-midwifery.
Dates: 1980-1993

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1969-2004

Vina Thorpe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0253
Abstract Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.
Dates: 1893-1995; 1907-1995

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.
Dates: 1974-1994

Welch and Angrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0095
Abstract Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.
Dates: 1880-1995; 1916-1960

Wesley Redhead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0021
Abstract Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.
Dates: 1853-1893; Majority of material found within 1860-1880

Wise Clark Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0419
Abstract Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.
Dates: 1855 - 1923; 1860s

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.
Dates: 1962-2008

Yellow Springs Collegiate Institute Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0034
Abstract Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy.
Dates: 1852-1900

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.
Dates: 1979-2003

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.
Dates: 1885-1995

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Alexander, Archie Alphonse 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
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American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
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American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
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American Patients Association 1
American Wildlife Institute 1
Andrews, Neta 1
Angrick, William 1
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Armitage, Merle 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
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Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Beebe, Lucius Morris, 1902-1966 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 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
Brubaker, Mary 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Alexander Hays (Kan.) 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Frances 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
City Union of Mothers' Clubs (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cline, Kate 1
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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