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Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Dates: 1938-2010

Histories of Rural Iowa Women's Clubs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0714
Abstract Rural women participated in a great number and variety of clubs.  This collection has short histories of a variety of clubs formed in Iowa in the first part of the 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996-1998

Jean Huffey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0303
Abstract Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.
Dates: 1989-2006

Joan Lipsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0071
Abstract Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dates: 1880-2015

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0733
Overview The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.
Dates: 1932-2019

League of Women Voters of Cedar Rapids-Marion records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0635
Abstract The Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) played an active part in the civic life of the greater Cedar Rapids area.   During the period covered by this collection, the Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters focused on the problems of high school dropouts in the Cedar Rapids school system and the lack of affordable housing in the area.
Dates: 1937 - 2010

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0091
Abstract Study club founded in 1887.
Dates: 1987

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Dates: 1942-2008

New World Collective Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0664
Abstract A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Nissen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0073
Abstract Biographical materials relate to Walnut, Iowa clubwoman Wilma Parker Nissen and her daughters.
Dates: 1936-1996

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Dates: 1896-2019

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012

The Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0157
Abstract Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.
Dates: 1901-1994

Thimble Club (Riceville, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0103
Abstract Reading club organized in 1901.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1912-1957

Women's Activities Reports, Iowa, records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0695
Abstract Report on the actvities of Iowa women compiled under the direction of the University of Iowa History Department in the 1940s.
Dates: 1946-1948

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Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Grand Meadow Women's Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Huffey, Jean, 1932- 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Kriedeman, Joan, 1927- 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
League of Women Voters of Cedar Rapids-Marion 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) 1
Marks, Trudy, 1943-1991 1
Mason, Kären 1
McCollum, Margaret, 1916-2006 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Minowa Rug Guild (Winneshiek County, Iowa) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
New World Collective (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Nissen family 1
Nissen, Anna Justine 1
Nissen, Ewald Anton 1
Nissen, Harold 1
Nissen, Helen Wilma Parker, 1898-1957 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 1
Post-Franklin Township Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Price, Lydia Ann 1
Price, William 1
Proteus Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmidt, Donna, 1921-2011 1
Sheets, George Marsh, 1887-1974 1
State University of Iowa. Department of History 1
Swab, Joy 1
Thimble Club (Riceville, Iowa) 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
Vargas, Henry, 1929- 1
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