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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

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.



Arrangement

A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

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

Josie Thurston papers

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Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract

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

Dates: 1893-1990

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

Neta Andrews papers

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Identifier: IWA0586
Scope and Contents The Neta Andrews papers date from 1919 to 1922 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers primarily provide information regarding her nursing career. The correspondence consists of her acceptance into the Red Cross and a pin that was sent with the letter of congratulations. The medical literature consists of two instructional booklets about pregnancy and effective delivery practices, and an Army hospital newsletter, The Caduceus. A photograph album that apparently belonged to classmate Kay Myer depicts candid photographs of nursing students with patients at Fort Sam Houston in 1921. It also includes photographs of Neta Andrews at her Army School of Nursing Graduation in 1921 An Army Red Cross yearbook gives details on individual army nurses in 1921 as well as photographs and information on various Army hospital bases throughout the United States in that same year. The yearbook includes information about Army bases in Fort Dodge and Des Moines, Iowa and brief descriptions of Army...
Dates: 1919-1922

Professional Women's League (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0110
Abstract

Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.

Dates: 1903-2000

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: 1896-2019

Rhonda Penquite papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0669
Abstract

Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.

Dates: 1967-1998

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