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Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.
Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Civic and philanthropic organization.
African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Primarily newspaper clippings pertaining to girls basketball at Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
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).
Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Secretary of the West Des Moines High School Class of 1908. Maintained alumni relations through the 65th class reunion.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
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.
Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.