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20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.