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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

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

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
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

Harris Scheer Berg family papers

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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

Ohsman-Berg Family Papers

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Identifier: IWA1025
Overview Two generations of career women and homemakers in a Cedar Rapids family.
Dates: 1900-2018

Oliver Pollak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1036
Overview A collection of cookbooks and documents from Jewish women’s organizations in Iowa.
Dates: 1890 - 2017

Rosalie Braverman papers

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Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Dates: 1858-2012

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

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Abrons, Jeanne Esther Berg, 1943- 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Berg, Hannah Scheer, 1921-2015 1
Berg, Rose Ruth Ohsman, 1889-1944 1