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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

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

Des Moines Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract Civic and philanthropic organization.
Dates: 1888-2012

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

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

Falb Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0607
Abstract Primarily newspaper clippings pertaining to girls basketball at Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1959-2003

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Geraldene Felton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Arrangement Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).
Dates: 1951-2004

Helen Gunderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0286
Abstract Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Dates: 1994-2004

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Dates: 1940-2001

Katy Gammack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0749
Abstract Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
Dates: 1976-2007

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

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Dates: 1942-2008

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Dates: 1936-2002

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0280
Abstract Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.
Dates: 1957-2006

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American Patients Association 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Cline, Kate 1
Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990 1
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Falb family 1
Falb, Kristine 1
Falb, Lee Ann 1
Falb, Linda 1
Falb, Karalee 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Furgerson, Penny, 1936- 1
Gaines, Blanca Vasquez, 1918- 1
Gammack, Katy, 1941- 1
Gateway Dance Theatre 1
Glanton, Willie 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
Hennessey, Dorothy Marie 1
Hennessey, Gwen, Sister, 1932-2008 1
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Horton, Loren N. 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Indo-American Association of Des Moines 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Freedom Foundation 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa Public Broadcasting Network 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Iowa. Secretary of State 1
Iowa. State Board of Medical Examiners 1
KRNT (Television station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kramer, Mary (Legislator) 1
Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien 1
Larson, Abbie 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
Loyal Temperance League 1
Lynch, Deborah 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Magers, Jane 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
McCollum, Margaret, 1916-2006 1
Money & Politics in Iowa 1
Morado family 1
North American Farm Alliance 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Odell family 1
Odell, John 1
Odell, Mary Jane, 1923-2010 1
Patrick, Peggy 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Proteus Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Rosenfield family 1
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 1
Rubenstein, Dorothy, 1928-2004 1
Schweider, Dorothy 1
Smith, Charlie 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
State University of Iowa 1
State University of Iowa. School of Journalism 1
Stroud, Katherine, 1913-1996 1
Stroud, Theodore 1
Sullivan, Patricia Clare 1
Szymoniak, Elaine, 1920-2009 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Total Abstinence Union (Denison, Iowa) 1
U.S. Army School of the Americas 1
U.S. Farmers Association 1
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
United States. Marshals Service 1
University of Chicago 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
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