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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

Carol Hodne papers

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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

Frances Hawthorne papers

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Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

Harold E. Hughes Gubernatorial Papers

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Identifier: msc0385
Abstract Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. Gubernatorial and senatorial office files relating to his political career.
Dates: 1962-1975

Helen Gunderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0286
Abstract Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Dates: 1994-2004

Jean Berry papers

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Identifier: IWA0297
Abstract Des Moines-based artist.
Dates: 1989-2000

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Dates: 1958-1995

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

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Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Dates: 1956-1999

Marlene Booth Papers

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Identifier: IWA0447
Abstract Jewish independent filmmaker raised in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1951- 2009

Mary Louise Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

Maude Esther White papers

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Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Dates: 1957-1996

Penny Furgerson papers

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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

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

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

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Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.
Dates: 1969-1999

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

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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

Verda Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1965-2004

Vina Thorpe papers

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

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: 1975-2015

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