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Joan Lipsky papers

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

Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0291
Abstract Farm women's club organized in 1926.
Dates: 1926-1996

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

Louane Newsome papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0213
Abstract Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.
Dates: 1938-2004

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

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

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1991

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

Marilyn O. Murphy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0547
Abstract Social activist from Sioux City, Iowa.
Dates: 1973-2010

Mary Grefe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.
Dates: 1943-1997; 1979-1988

Mary Lou Kirk scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0743
Abstract Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.
Dates: 1942-1949

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.
Dates: 1937-1976

National Association of Women in Construction, Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0372
Abstract The local chapter gives scholarships to students interested in construction careers, sponsors an annual golf outing and provides social networking opportunities for women who work in construction.
Dates: 1978-2005

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.

Arrangement One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.
Dates: 1961-1964

National Secretaries Association Robert Lucus Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0659
Abstract Local chapter of the professional organization focused on social, educational, and professional activities.
Dates: 1947-1987

Neighborhood Social Club records (Delaware County, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0661
Abstract The club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for women to discuss aspects of rural, farm and family life.
Dates: 1931-1999

New Art Club of Marion (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0257
Abstract Organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to for women to do needlework and handicrafts.
Dates: 1939-1974

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

North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0666
Abstract Local chapter of 4-H organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.
Dates: 1952-1979

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2001-2010 18
Families 18
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Diaries 13
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1981-1990 12
Homemakers 10
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1971-1980 8
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Iowa City (Iowa) 8
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Des Moines (Iowa) 6
Iowa 6
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Johnson County (Iowa) 5
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1961-1970 4
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African American women 2
African American women -- Iowa 2
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Fayette County (Iowa) 2
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Manchester (Iowa) 2
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United States. Navy 2
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American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glad Girls of Grove 4-H (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Grand Meadow Women's Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Happy Hour Club (Buchanan County, Iowa) 1
Harris, Claudine 1
Hartupee Social Club (West Liberty, Iowa) 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Huffey, Jean, 1932- 1
International Council for Adult Education 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
International Women's Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Church Leaders Peace Caravan 1
Iowa City Women's Press 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa Mothers Association 1
Iowa Organic Growers and Buyers Association 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Johnson County Regional Planning Commission (Iowa) 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Kappa Delta Alumni Association (Iowa State College) 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Kirk, Mary Lou, 1929-2004 1
Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) 1
Knowler, Faith 1
Kress, Alma Marie Kouba, 1908-2006 1
Kriedeman, Joan, 1927- 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lawrence family 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
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) 1
Lutheran Church Women's Quilting Club (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Marks, Trudy, 1943-1991 1
Maroni family 1
Maroni, Valentine 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
Mitchell, Ruby Crumley, 1880- 1
Murphy, Marilyn, 1921-2012 1
National Advisory Council on Adult Education (U.S.) 1
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (U.S.) 1
National Association of Women in Construction 1
National Association of Women in Construction. Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter 1
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