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Cynthia Grant Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1182
Abstract

Research materials and correspondence of a historian of the Unitarian church’s female ministers in Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1973-1994

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract

Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.

Dates: 1898-2016

Des Moines Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract

Civic and philanthropic organization.

Dates: 1888-2012

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

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

Edith Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0676
Abstract

Schoolteacher and Iowa Mother of the Year, 1969.

Dates: 1959-1975

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

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

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth Clarkson Zwart papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0029
Abstract

Columnist for the Des Moines Tribune, the Des Moines Register, and Better Homes and Gardens.

Dates: 1925-1982

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract

Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.



Arrangement

Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.

Dates: 1958-1977

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract

Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.

Dates: 1980-1993

Esther Ver Meer papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0408
Abstract

Farmwoman and member of the Porkettes, the women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producers Council.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1998

Falb Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0607
Abstract

Primarily newspaper clippings pertaining to girls basketball at Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1959-2003

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Geraldene Felton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract

Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.



Arrangement

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).

Dates: 1951-2004

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

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract

The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Dates: 1905-1996

Helen Gunderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0286
Abstract

Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1994-2004

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Drake University 6
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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
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Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 3
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Camp Fire Girls 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Grand View College 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Grinnell College 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Morris, Arlene Roberts (1926-2016) 2
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 2
University of Chicago 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Valley High School (West Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
Women's Professional Basketball League 2
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American National Red Cross. Nursing Service 1
American Patients Association 1
Andrews, Neta 1
Angrick, William 1
Ankeny High School (Ankeny, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Booth, Marlene 1
Boyum, Bernice Larson, 1922- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brubaker, Mary 1
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
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Frances 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
City Union of Mothers' Clubs (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cline, Kate 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Colorado. Department of Highways 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990 1
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