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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.
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.
Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.
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.
Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
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.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.
Educational administrator and Executive Director of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women.