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Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.

Dates: 1902-1973

Iola Vander Wilt papers

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Identifier: IWA0441
Abstract

Farmwoman and past Queen of Flying Farmers of Iowa who encouraged farm wives and teens to learn to fly.

Dates: 1963-1973

Jean Berry papers

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Identifier: IWA0297
Abstract

Des Moines-based artist.

Dates: 1989-2000

Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers

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Identifier: IWA0431
Abstract

A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1890-1943

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract

Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.

Dates: 1966-1997

Josie Thurston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract

Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.

Dates: 1893-1990

Julie Litchfield Tallman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0285
Abstract

High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.

Dates: 1955-1995

June Parker Goldman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0227
Abstract

Japanese-American woman who was a member of the Know Your Neighbor panel in Des Moines in the 1960s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1964

Katherine Stroud papers

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Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract

Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.

Dates: 1956-1999

Katy Gammack papers

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Identifier: IWA0749
Abstract

Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.

Dates: 1976-2007

League of Women Voters, Metropolitan Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract

This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.

Dates: 1936-1995

Lillian Moore Scales papers

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Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

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Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1926-2018

Lucia Thorne papers

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Identifier: IWA0894
Abstract

Professional singer from Clinton, Iowa who was a featured vocalist on WHO Des Moines radio for fifteen years in the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1943-1957

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

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Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract

Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland

Dates: 1810-1992

Margaret McCollum papers

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Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract

Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.

Dates: 1942-2008

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract

Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.

Dates: 1928-1995

Marlene Booth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0447
Abstract

Jewish independent filmmaker raised in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1951- 2009

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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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