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Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1920-1999

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Dates: 1935-1994

Carol Hodne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0488
Abstract Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1921-2005

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

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

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

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

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
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

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

League of Women Voters of 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

Lucia Thorne papers

 Collection
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

Mary Brubaker papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0590
Abstract Des Moines television reporter and producer. The papers include materials about Brubaker's grandmother who worked for the Des Moines Police Department in the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

Molly Bolin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0362
Abstract Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.
Dates: 1972-1997

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract 15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Dates: 1968-2005

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: 1969-1999

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Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Brubaker, Mary 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Follon, Sue, 1942-1998 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 1
Goff, Carrie Cutler 1
Grand View College 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Korn family 1
Korn, Samuel 1
Laurila, Kathleen Wood, 1940- 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
Lessmeier, Mary Jo, 1952- 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
Meyer, Ann J., 1954- 1
Morado family 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
North American Farm Alliance 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Ockenfels-Jordahl, Cathy, 1959- 1
Olwein High School (Olwein, Iowa) 1
Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen (Peoject) 1
Palmer, Dorothy, 1919- 1
Peterson, Dana 1
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
Pollock, Joanne M., 1959- 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division 1
Republican National Convention 1
Republican National Convention (31st : 1976 : Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Rouse, Josephine, 1924- 1
Smith, David A. 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
Spencer, Bessie 1
State University of Iowa 1
State University of Iowa. School of Social Work 1
Stence, Barbara, 1950- 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Thorne, Lucia, 1918-2009 1
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