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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

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

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 Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.



Arrangement

A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

Geraldine Greenlee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0474
Abstract

Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.

Dates: 1945-2004

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Josie Thurston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract

Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.

Dates: 1893-1990

Julie Litchfield Tallman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0285
Abstract

High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.

Dates: 1955-1995

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Rhonda Penquite papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0669
Abstract

Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.

Dates: 1967-1998

Sue Follon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0813
Abstract

Educational administrator and Executive Director of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women.

Dates: 1980-1998

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract

Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.

Dates: 1876-1998

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Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
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Edna Means Dramatic Service 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellsworth family 1
Ellsworth, Eugene 1
Emerson College of Oratory 1
Follon, Sue, 1942-1998 1
Frederick, John T. (John Towner), 1893-1975 1
Grand View College 1
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Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Korn family 1
Korn, Samuel 1
Lake Mills High School (Lake Mills, Iowa) 1
Means, Edna, 1887-1979 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Olwein High School (Olwein, Iowa) 1
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Parker, Mary 1
Penquite, Rhonda 1
Rubenstein, Dorothy, 1928-2004 1
State University of Iowa. School of Journalism 1
Stout family 1
Stout, Belle McLaughlin 1
Stout, John 1
Swope family 1
Swope, Howard 1
Swope, Jessie West 1
Swope, Sarah Jane Buell, 1841-1918 1
Tallman, Julie Litchfield, 1944- 1
Thurston, Josie, 1892-1991 1
Tucker, Bertha Korn, 1908-2010 1
Tucker, Isadore 1
Tucker, Janey 1
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University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 1
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Women's Professional Basketball League 1
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 1
Zamojska-Hutchins, Danuta 1
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