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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

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

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Louise Smith papers

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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

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

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State University of Iowa 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Branstad, Terry E. 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frankel, Babette Scheuerman 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Maternal Health League 1
Iowa Public Broadcasting Network 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Iowa. Secretary of State 1
KRNT (Television station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lederer and Strauss and Company 1
Mannheimer family 1
Mannheimer, Eugene Max, 1880-1952 1
Mannheimer, Irma Shloss, 1890-1974 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Odell family 1
Odell, John 1
Odell, Mary Jane, 1923-2010 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 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 (Iowa) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Shloss family 1
Shloss, Max 1
Shloss, Rose Scheuerman 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
United Nations. Population Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States Institute of Peace 1
United States. Foreign Service 1
University of Iowa. College of Pharmacy 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
WSNS (Television station : Chicago, Illinois) 1
Zimmerman, Jo Ann, 1936- 1
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