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Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
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.
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Schoolteacher and Iowa Mother of the Year, 1969.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
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.