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Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract

Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.

Dates: 1949-1998

Charlene Conklin papers

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Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Elaine Szymoniak papers

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Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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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

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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

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

Mary Grefe papers

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Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

Mary Jane Odell papers

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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

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

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Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract

Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.

Dates: 1896 - 2024

Rosemary Sackett papers

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Identifier: IWA0230
Abstract

Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.

Dates: 1960-1996

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

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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

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

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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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