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Des Moines (Iowa)

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

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1969-2004

Vina Thorpe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0253
Abstract Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.
Dates: 1893-1995; 1907-1995

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.
Dates: 1974-1994

Welch and Angrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0095
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1880-1995; 1916-1960

Wesley Redhead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0021
Abstract Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.
Dates: 1853-1893; Majority of material found within 1860-1880

Wise Clark Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0419
Abstract Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.
Dates: 1855 - 1923; 1860s

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1962-2008

Yellow Springs Collegiate Institute Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0034
Abstract Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy.
Dates: 1852-1900

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.
Dates: 1979-2003

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.
Dates: 1885-1995