Women's Resource & Action Center (WRAC) Records
Scope and Contents
The Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) Records date from 1974-2005 and are organized by two series: History, and Events and Programs. The bulk of the collection documents the events, services, and programs created by the Women's Resource and Action Center for The University of Iowa campus and the wider community.
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
Biographical / Historical
In the early 1970s, a group of women in Iowa City (named the Women's Liberation Front) organized to discuss and assess women's issues. After several years, The Women's Center was officially housed on campus after the group petitioned for a permanent space and purpose at The University of Iowa. In 1974, the Women's Center formally became known as the Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC). Since its inception, the Women's Resource and Action Center has broadened its work beyond women's issues to other marginalized communities throughout the greater Iowa City area and The University of Iowa campus.
0.75 linear feet
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University organization dedicated to providing greater equity to all communities, with a particular focus on women.
- David McCartney
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