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wa00005. Jewish Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00005

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract

Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Dates: 1988-1993

Agudas Achim Sisterhood records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1020
Abstract

Records of the women’s organization activities associated with an Iowa City synagogue.

Dates: 1952-2015

Barbara Krigsten papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1031
Abstract

Picture of a Hanukah party in Denisen, Iowa in 1952.

Dates: 1952

Ben and Betty Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0990
Scope and Contents The Ben and Betty Shapiro papers date from 1913 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The Shapiro family genealogical files includes a ship passenger list, obituaries, death and hospital registries, certificates of immigration and naturalization, a family tree, and an article on the family’s history written for Los Angeles Genealogical Society newsletter. Also included is a book called “Climbing Jacob’s ladder: Life Stories of Jake Shapiro”, written by Ben Shapiro and published in 2006. The...
Dates: 1913-1993

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-1999

Blanche Redman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0971
Abstract

English professor and poet active in the Quad Cities writers’ community who as chairman of Iowa AAUW located dozens of WPA murals throughout the state.

Dates: 1921-1994

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract

Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.

Dates: 1949-1998

Cerna Martin Gendler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0985
Abstract

Photographs from the life of a woman who lived in Hawarden, Iowa in the 1940s.

Dates: 1926-2014

Chapman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0988
Abstract

A prominent Jewish family in Iowa City, Iowa that included Nathan and Dora Chapman, owners of the Englert Theater, and Ansel Chapman, a State Distrcit Court judge.

Dates: 1896-2016

David Nadler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1034
Abstract

Memoir of a Renate Nadler’s experience as a Jewish child in Nazi Germany written by her son, and an account of her son’s visit to her birthplace several decades following World War II.

Dates: 2009-2017

Deborah Mezey Hirsch papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0986
Abstract

Council Bluffs family that owned two grocery stores and attended B'Nai Israel Synagogue.

Dates: 1912-1988

Elizabeth Cohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0967
Abstract

Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Waterloo, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-1987

Fish Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1023
Abstract

A Sioux City Jewish family that owned and operated the auto repair shop, Ben Fish Tire.

Dates: 1922-2015

Frank Baron papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1004
Dates: Uncertain

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.

Dates: 1964-1991

Greenberg Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0830
Abstract

Des Moines, Iowa community activist whose husband, Don D. Alt served as a State House Representative.

Dates: 1918-1975

Gussie Rosenberg Bernstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0989
Abstract

A philanthropist and member of the Jewish community in Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1925-2016

Gusti Kollman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1030
Abstract

Jewish immigrant who fled Nazi-occupied Austria in 1939 and settled in Mount Vernon, Iowa

Dates: 1910-2007

Harriet "Sissy" Silber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1018
Abstract

Council Bluffs woman who owned and operated Katelman Hardware with her mother, Rose Katelman.

Dates: 1913-2015

Helena Potash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1019
Abstract

Member of the Jewish community in Sioux City, Iowa

Dates: 1919-2012