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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994; 1920-1968

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

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Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1999

Dale McCormick papers

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Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dates: 1958-1997

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Ernest Rodriguez papers

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Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

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

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

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Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Dates: 1956-1999

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 Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

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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

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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

Magdalen Meade papers

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Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

March for Women's Lives, Iowa Delegation, records

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Identifier: IWA0578
Abstract On April 25, 2004, pro-choice activists went to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Women's Lives, a protest against the pro-life policies of President George W. Bush's administration.
Dates: 2004

Maria Rundquist papers

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Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

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Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).
Dates: 1968-1999

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

Maude Esther White papers

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Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Dates: 1957-1996

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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
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March For Women's Lives. Iowa Delegation 1
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Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 1
Planned Parenthood of Mid-Iowa 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
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