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Des Moines (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract

Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.

Dates: 1937-1996

Archie Alphonse Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0304
Abstract

Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.

Dates: 1940-1970

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Azalia Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract

Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.

Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara Flanagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract

Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.

Dates: 1950-1991

Bernice Larson Boyum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0194
Abstract

Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1993

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

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

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

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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

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

Dates: 1954-1981

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract

Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.

Dates: 1913-2005

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003