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The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.
Farmwoman and past Queen of Flying Farmers of Iowa who encouraged farm wives and teens to learn to fly.
Des Moines-based artist.
A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Secretary of the West Des Moines High School Class of 1908. Maintained alumni relations through the 65th class reunion.
Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.
High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.
Japanese-American woman who was a member of the Know Your Neighbor panel in Des Moines in the 1960s.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Professional singer from Clinton, Iowa who was a featured vocalist on WHO Des Moines radio for fifteen years in the 1940s and 1950s.