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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

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

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

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-2002

Marlene Booth Papers

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Identifier: IWA0447
Abstract

Jewish independent filmmaker raised in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1951- 2009

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

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Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract

Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.

Dates: 1858-2012

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

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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

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B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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