Jewish women -- Iowa
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories
Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Bertha Korn Tucker papers
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.
Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Gertrude Cohen papers
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Joan Lipsky papers
Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Louise Goldman papers
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Louise Rosenfield Noun papers
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Marlene Booth Papers
Jewish independent filmmaker raised in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ohsman-Berg Family Papers
Two generations of career women and homemakers in a Cedar Rapids family.
Oliver Pollak papers
A collection of cookbooks and documents from Jewish women’s organizations in Iowa.
Rosalie Braverman papers
Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Ruth Salzmann Becker papers
Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Shirley Goldstein papers
An activist on behalf of Soviet Jewish dissidents (known as refuseniks) to help them leave the USSR for Israel and the U.S.
Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers
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.
Suzi Kaiman Papers
Family- and community-oriented Jewish woman from Sioux City, Iowa.