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Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

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 Grefe papers

 Collection
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

 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

 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

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

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

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

Neta Andrews papers

 Collection
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

Noble Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0031
Abstract

Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1996

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

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract

Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-1974

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0280
Abstract

Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.

Dates: 1957-2006

Phylliss Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0044
Abstract

First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.

Dates: 1971-2004

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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract

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

Dates: 1896 - 2024

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract

Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1976

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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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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