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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

Ruth Schanke papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0339
Abstract

Des Moines woman who organized a support group for spouses of lesbians and gays in 1994.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1994-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract

Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.

Dates: 1913-1986

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract

Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.

Dates: 1896-1986

Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0363
Abstract

Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1938-1955

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0491
Abstract

Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Dates: 2000-2005

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

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract

Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.

Dates: 1965-2004

Vina Thorpe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0253
Abstract

Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.

Dates: 1893-1995

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

Welch and Angrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0095
Abstract

Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.

Dates: 1880-1995

Wesley Redhead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0021
Abstract

Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.

Dates: 1853-1893; Majority of material found within 1860-1879

Wise Clark Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0419
Abstract

Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.

Dates: 1855 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1860-1869

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract

Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.

Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract

Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.

Dates: 1962-2008

Yellow Springs Collegiate Institute Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0034
Abstract

Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy.

Dates: 1852-1900

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract

This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.

Dates: 1975-2015

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract

The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.

Dates: 1885-1995

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Alexander, Archie Alphonse 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
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American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
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American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American National Red Cross. Nursing Service 1
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American Wildlife Institute 1
Andrews, Neta 1
Angrick, William 1
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Armitage, Merle 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
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Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
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Brewton, Frances 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
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Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
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Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn, 1929- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Alexander Hays (Kan.) 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
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Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
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Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
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Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
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