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Des Moines (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1974

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
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

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

Professional Women's League (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0110
Abstract Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.
Dates: 1903-2000

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Dates: 1896-2009

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1976

Rhonda Penquite papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0669
Abstract Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.
Dates: 1967-1998

Robert K. Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0462
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Correspondence and subject files relating to his political activities with the Republican Party.
Dates: 1866-1983; 1950-1980

Rosemary Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0230
Abstract Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.
Dates: 1960-1996

Rowene Danbom papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0494
Abstract Journalist who worked at the International News Service in Des Moines, Iowa during World War II and became its first woman bureau chief.
Dates: 1941-1987

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

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

Arrangement Personal, 1970-1996 and undated (boxes 1 and 2).

Professional, 1969-1995 and undated (boxes 2-44)
Dates: 1969-1996

Ruth M. Roland Cowden diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0287
Abstract Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Ruth Schanke papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0339
Abstract Des Moines woman who organized a support group for spouses of lesbians and gays in 1994.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1994-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.
Dates: 1913-1986

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1896-1986

Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0363
Abstract Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1938-1955

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

 Collection
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

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1998

The Des Moines BirthPlace records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0195
Abstract The first licensed birth center in Iowa, specializing in nurse-midwifery.
Dates: 1980-1993