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Catherine Lewis papers

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Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0597
Abstract Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.
Dates: 1963-1998

Des Moines Women's Club records

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Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract Civic and philanthropic organization.
Dates: 1888-2012

Frances Graham papers

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Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-2010

Iowa ERA Coalition records

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

Iowa League for Nursing records

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Identifier: IWA0580
Abstract The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.
Dates: 1952-2002

Iowa Nurses' Association records

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Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses. Arrangement Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic...
Dates: 1904-1989

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

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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

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

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

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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

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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

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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 Muscatine records

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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

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

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Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Louise Smith papers

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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, Dubuque Chapter records

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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

Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0342
Abstract Professional women's service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.
Dates: 1960-1997

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) records

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Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.
Dates: 1960-2006

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Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
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Drake University 1
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Edle, Jerry 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Graham, Frances, 1921- 1
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Iowa Citizens' League for Nursing 1
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Iowa State College 1
Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment 1
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Jack, Jill, 1957- 1
Janz, Kathleen 1
Lacina, Kim 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
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League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Lewis, Catherine 1
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Mishler, Margaret 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National League for Nursing 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
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National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
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Pickup, Sandra 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Quota Club International 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
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United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
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Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 1
Woodin, Marilyn 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
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