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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.
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.
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.
Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Iowa City feminist and champion of LGBT rights.
Physician in the University of Iowa Student Health Department, who established the Patient Advocacy Program at University Hospitals after marrying and having a child.
Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.
Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Professional singer from Clinton, Iowa who was a featured vocalist on WHO Des Moines radio for fifteen years in the 1940s and 1950s.
Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign of 1982.
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.
Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.