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League of Women Voters of Iowa records

 Collection
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) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0091
Abstract

Study club founded in 1887.

Dates: 1987

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
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 Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
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

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0649
Abstract

Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.

Dates: 1979-1992

Modern Idea Club of Thurman Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0535
Abstract

Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.

Dates: 1902-1998

Monday Afternoon Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0526
Abstract

Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.

Dates: 1900-2016

Muscatine Herb Pals records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0654
Abstract

Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.

Dates: 1946-1994

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract

Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.

Dates: 1926-2009

National Abortion Rights Action League of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0640
Abstract

Local chapter of the national association.

Dates: 1990-2001

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National League of American Pen Women, Iowa City Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0655
Abstract

The local branch was formed in 1963 and awards prize money to students.

Dates: 1964-1995

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
Abstract

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.

Dates: 1976-1997

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State University of Iowa 5
General Federation of Women's Clubs 4
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
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Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
University of Iowa 2
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Nurses Association 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Anton, Judy 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Boone Township Women Club (Wright County, Iowa) 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Cary Club of Marion, Iowa 1
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871 1
Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871 1
Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Eisinger, Mary 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Embroiderers' Guild of America. Plum Grove Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Emma Goldman Clinic 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 1
Feminist Majority (Organization) 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fort Madison Women's Club 1
Four Seasons Garden Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Grace and Rubies (Restaurant : Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Greazel, Shana 1
Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Grinnell College 1
Harrison County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Hemann, Brian 1
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 1
Henry, Gloria 1
Hickok, Kathleen 1
Hoover, Irene 1
Howe, Maureen 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Women's Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Citizens' League for Nursing 1
Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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