Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 76

A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4,...
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract

Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.

Dates: 1937-1996

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract

Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.

Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara Flanagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract

Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.

Dates: 1950-1991

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

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

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract

Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.

Dates: 1935-1994

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract

Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1921-2005

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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

Dorothy Rubenstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0739
Abstract

Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.

Dates: 1928-2004

Edith Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0676
Abstract

Schoolteacher and Iowa Mother of the Year, 1969.

Dates: 1959-1975

Filtered By

  • Repository: Iowa Women's Archives X
  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Des Moines (Iowa) X
  • Subject: Personal papers X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Des Moines (Iowa) 74
Photographs 60
20th century 55
2001-2010 22
Oral histories 22
∨ more
Women -- Political activity 20
Sound recordings 18
Video recordings 18
Iowa 17
African American women -- Iowa 16
Scrapbooks 16
Cultural artifacts 15
Women lawyers 15
African American women 14
Speeches 14
1991-2000 13
Women in public life 13
Diaries 12
College students 11
Correspondence 11
Families 10
1971-1980 9
1981-1990 9
Memoirs 9
Women 9
Authors 8
Teachers 8
Yearbooks 8
Autobiographies 7
Journalists 7
Voyages and travels 7
Iowa City (Iowa) 6
Political campaigns 6
Political participation 6
Social workers 6
Women in education 6
Women in journalism 6
1961-1970 5
African Americans 5
College teachers 5
Farmers 5
Homemakers 5
Legislators 5
Photograph albums 5
Rural women 5
Teaching 5
1951-1960 4
Businesswomen 4
Chicago (Ill.) 4
Civic leaders 4
Educators 4
Jewish women -- Iowa 4
Nurses 4
Pacifism 4
Peace 4
Political candidates 4
Sports for girls 4
Sports for women 4
Women -- Societies and clubs 4
Women in agriculture 4
Women in medicine 4
Women's rights 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
1941-1950 3
Abortion 3
Agriculture 3
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) 3
Civil rights workers 3
College athletes 3
Community activists 3
Davenport (Iowa) 3
Equal rights amendments 3
Government employees 3
High school students 3
High school teachers 3
Jewish women 3
Minority women 3
Municipal government 3
Nursing 3
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree) 3
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Graduate) 3
Pharmacists 3
Political activists 3
Politicians 3
Race discrimination 3
Radio broadcasters 3
Retired women 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Social participation 3
Social service 3
Television producers and directors 3
Volunteer workers in social service 3
Waterloo (Iowa) 3
West Des Moines (Iowa) 3
Women -- Suffrage -- Iowa 3
Women and War 3
Women in community organization 3
Women in pharmacy 3
∧ less
 
Names
Drake University 6
Republican Party (Iowa) 5
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 4
State University of Iowa 4
American Association of University Women 3
∨ more
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 3
Noun, Louise R. 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Grand View College 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
University of Chicago 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Women's Professional Basketball League 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American National Red Cross. Nursing Service 1
American Patients Association 1
Andrews, Neta 1
Ankeny High School (Ankeny, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Booth, Marlene 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brubaker, Mary 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Frances 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Cowden, Earl William 1
Cowden, Ruth M. Roland, 1894-1978 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990 1
Danbom, Rowene, 1920- 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Des Moines Area Community College 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Des Mond, Lucy 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake Parents of the Year 1
Edna Means Dramatic Service 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellsworth family 1
Ellsworth, Eugene 1
∧ less