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ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract

Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.

Dates: 1980-1993

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

League of Women Voters of Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
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

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0539
Abstract

The Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City (RRCIC) formed in January 1989 in response to Operation Rescue's attempt to shut down a local abortion clinic.

Dates: 1988-1991

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