Des Moines (Iowa)
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. Gubernatorial and senatorial office files relating to his political career.
Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.
Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.
Farmwoman and past Queen of Flying Farmers of Iowa who encouraged farm wives and teens to learn to fly.
Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.
Des Moines-based artist.
A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc.
Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.
Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.
High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.
Japanese-American woman who was a member of the Know Your Neighbor panel in Des Moines in the 1960s.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.