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Woman Suffrage Movement
Genevieve Buess Taylor papers
Call Number: IWA0099
Adoption records from The Willows Maternity Sanitarium in Kansas City, Missouri regarding the 1924 adoption of Oren Jay Taylor. Also included is a 1916 school paper on equal suffrage by Dorothy Mills.
Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers
Call Number: IWA0431
A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
(13 linear inches)
Louise Rosenfield Noun papers
Call Number: IWA0035
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
(13 linear feet)
Lucille Ketchum Carter papers
Call Number: IWA0131
1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.
(1 linear foot)
Margaret Atherton Bonney papers
Call Number: IWA0313
Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland.
(1.25 linear feet)
Mary Ankeny Hunter memoir
Call Number: IWA0097
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.
Proteus Club (Des Moines) records
Call Number: IWA0096
Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
(2.50 linear feet)
Robinson-Lacy Family papers
Call Number: IWA0424
Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.
(10.00 linear inches)