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Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes, Inc. (Johnson County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA1009

Scope and Contents

The Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes records date from 1964 to 1967 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The scrapbook is roughly divided into the years 1965, 1966, and 1967 with each year containing records of Financials, Civic Activities, Social Activities, State Jay-C-Ettes Relationships, Extensions and Visitations, and Aid to the Jaycees. Loose photographs from 1964 are included at the front of the scrapbook. The end of the scrapbook includes handwritten reports on projects by the Jay-C-Ettes from 1964 to 1967 in addition to Jay-C-Ettes State Awards Rules and applications. Newspaper clippings and photographs are contained throughout the scrapbook.


  • 1964 - 1967


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Biographical / Historical

The Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes was a social and philanthropic club for the wives of Iowa City Jaycees members. The Jay-C-Ettes supported the Jaycees through joint projects such as helping with the Fourth of July Food Booth, and an annual wrapping of Christmas presents for needy children. The Jay-C-Ettes were involved in civic activities such as bake sales, rummage sales, and an annual Style Show and Card Party to raise money for charities. Social activities of the club included bridge parties and visits to other regional Jay-C-Ettes groups. The Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes hosted the regional conference in 1965, and the clubs’ members held state office positions within the Iowa Jay-C-Ettes organization. The Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes had thirty-two members in 1964, and 20 members two years later.


2.5 linear inches

Language of Materials



A social and philanthropic club for the wives of Iowa City Jaycees, from 1962 – 1967.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 1215) were donated by Kathy Schweer in 2010.
Iowa City Jay-C-Ettes, Inc. (Johnson County, Iowa) records
Abigail Weaver, 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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