Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
State Library of Iowa

Societies, Organizations, Clubs

Aerial Photo of Farmland

Aerial photo of Cass Co. land.

Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District Historical Collection  

Contributor: Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District

Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District was established in 1942 to serve the conservation needs of the county. This collection contains annual reports, newsletters, photos, and other related information. It is a compilation of the many different points of interest to the District as it progressed throughout the county. The District carried out an effective campaign to get farms under complete conservation practices by providing soil-conserving plans.

Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes

Contributor: Iowa State University Library, Special Collections Department

During World War II, the Curtiss-Wright Company experienced a shortage of engineers. In 1943, They set up programs to train women to become engineers at seven colleges and  universities across the country.  Iowa State University was one of these universities where 97 women enrolled the first year. The items in this collection include information about the program.

0100.  Des Moines Women's Club Minutes, 1885-1891

Club Members, 1885-1891.

Des Moines Women's Club Minutes

Contributor: Des Moines Women's Club, Des Moines, IA.

Founded in 1885 by a small group of community-minded women. In appreciation of the club's rich heritage, current members share the continued commitment of the early members to preserve Hoyt Sherman Place and its value contents for the enjoyment, education and enrichment of the public.

0240.   Drainage Construction

Drainage Construction

Mills County Soil and Water Conservation District Historical Collection  

Contributor: Josiah C. Wearin, Mills County Soil and Water Conservation District

During its initial years, Mills County Soil and Water Conservation District did more than any other district in the nation to encourage interest in soil conservation. This collection contains annual reports, newsletters, photos, and other related information. It is a compilation of the many different points of interest to the District as it progressed throughout the county. Many are aerial photographs of fields and used as an adjunct to soil use planning. The District carried out an effective campaign to get farms under complete conservation practices by providing soil-conserving plans.

William Penn University Football Team

WP Football Team, 1901

Penn Athletics

Contributor: William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA.

This collection from the Wilcox Library Digital Archives at William Penn University includes images from a variety of different sports of both men and women's athletics at the University.

Penn Fine Arts

Contributor: William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA.

This collection includes images of performances, theater productions, and musical groups from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

 

Debate Team

Debate Team, circa 1910.

Penn Student Groups, Organizations and Events

Contributor: William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA.

This collection from the Wilcox Library Digital Archives at William Penn University includes images of literary organizations, musical groups, debating societies and various campus events.