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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 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

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

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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African American women -- Iowa 18
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Drake University 6
Republican Party (Iowa) 5
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 4
State University of Iowa 4
American Association of University Women 3
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Des Moines Women's Club 3
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 3
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
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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