Founded in 1947, its purpose was to preserve free, religiously neutral, democratically controlled public education, in the U.S. Comprised of correspondence, clippings, sermons, and pamphlets championing its cause.
The records of Americans United for Separation of Church and State consist of thirty-nine items dating from 1970 to 1974. Correspondence, sermons, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets are included, all championing their cause. There is also a reprint of a court case "ruling against tax credit parochiaid".
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Americans United for Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 to preserve "free, religiously neutral, democratically controlled public education" in the United States. It is opposed to all governmental or tax aid to parochial schools.
This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by the Iowa chapter of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State in 1974, with several subsequent addenda.
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Iowa Federation Records, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.