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Merle Armitage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0558
Abstract

Set designer, impresario, co-founder and manager of the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association, president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, art director of Look and Quick magazines, and book designer. Correspondence, typescripts of Accent on Life and George Gershwin: Man and Legend, and files on other projects.

Dates: 1932-1965

Molly Bolin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0362
Abstract

Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.

Dates: 1972-1997

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

Neta Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0586
Scope and Contents The Neta Andrews papers date from 1919 to 1922 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers primarily provide information regarding her nursing career. The correspondence consists of her acceptance into the Red Cross and a pin that was sent with the letter of congratulations. The medical literature consists of two instructional booklets about pregnancy and effective delivery practices, and an Army hospital newsletter, The Caduceus. A photograph album that apparently belonged to classmate Kay Myer depicts candid photographs of nursing students with patients at Fort Sam Houston in 1921. It also includes photographs of Neta Andrews at her Army School of Nursing Graduation in 1921 An Army Red Cross yearbook gives details on individual army nurses in 1921 as well as photographs and information on various Army hospital bases throughout the United States in that same year. The yearbook includes information about Army bases in Fort Dodge and Des Moines, Iowa and brief descriptions of Army...
Dates: 1919-1922

New World Collective records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0664
Abstract

A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1971-1980

Noble Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0031
Abstract

Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1996

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract

15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.

Dates: 1968-2005

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract

Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-1974

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

Phylliss Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0044
Abstract

First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.

Dates: 1971-2004

Professional Women's League (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0110
Abstract

Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.

Dates: 1903-2000

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract

Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.

Dates: 1896 - 2024

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract

Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1976

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

Robert K. Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0462
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Correspondence and subject files relating to his political activities with the Republican Party.

Dates: 1866-1983; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Rosemary Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0230
Abstract

Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.

Dates: 1960-1996

Rowene Danbom papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0494
Abstract

Journalist who worked at the International News Service in Des Moines, Iowa during World War II and became its first woman bureau chief.

Dates: 1941-1987

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Dates: 1969-1998

Ruth M. Roland Cowden diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0287
Abstract

Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

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Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
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Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn, 1929- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Alexander Hays (Kan.) 1
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