Des Moines (Iowa)
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Ellsworth, Iowa, woman who served in World War II.
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.
Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.
Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.