Des Moines (Iowa)
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.
Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.
Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.
Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.
Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.
Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race. They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.
Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy.
This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.
The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.