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Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0545
Abstract The group formed in 1956 to help elect Democratic candidates.
Dates: 1956-1977

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract Ecumenical organization.
Dates: 1933-2018

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

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Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Dates: 1981-2009

ERA Iowa 1992 records

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Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Dates: 1980-1993

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.
Dates: 1977-2013

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1916-1981

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0018
Abstract Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1972-1980

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Dates: 1972-1999

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0138
Abstract Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.

Arrangement "New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).
Dates: 1984-1993

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box 18) ...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
Dates: 1936-1995

League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.
Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
Dates: 1943-2000

League of Women Voters of Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule...
Dates: 1978-1993

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0658
Abstract Includes ERA campaign material.
Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract Feminist activist organization records.
Dates: 1971-1987

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.
Dates: 1973-1995

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Magers, Jane 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
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National Federation of Republican Women 1
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National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 1
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Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
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President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
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Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 1
Women Equity Action League. Iowa Division 1
Women's Equity Action League 1
Women's International League for Peace And Freedom. Des Moines Branch 1
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Write Women Back Into History Essay Contest 1
Youth Temperance Council of Iowa 1
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