Des Moines (Iowa)
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
A. Louise Mays papers
Adelia M. Hoyt papers
Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Annette Cech papers
Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Annette Lingelbach papers
Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Archie Alphonse Alexander Papers
Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.
Arlene Morris papers
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Azalia Mitchell papers
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Barbara Flanagan papers
Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Bernice Larson Boyum papers
Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
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.
Betty Boller oral history
Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Betty Jean Clark papers
Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Bonnie Kern papers
Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.
Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Carol Hodne papers
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Catherine Gayle Williams papers
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Charlene Conklin papers
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Chauncey Depew Club records
Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Cheryl Britton papers
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.