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League of Women Voters, 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, 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, Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
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, 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

Leanna Driftmier papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0182
Abstract

Radio homemaker who broadcast the Kitchen Klatter program from the 1920s to the mid-1970s.

Dates: 1954-1991

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Leola Bergmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0237
Abstract

Scholar, writer and artist.

Dates: 1935-2004

Leona Call papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0161
Abstract

Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1886-1943

Lida Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0581
Abstract

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1917-2006

Lileah Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract

Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1961-2014

Lillian B. Lawler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0034
Abstract

Scholar at the State University of Iowa in 1923.

Dates: 1925-1968

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Linda Lee Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0834
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa native and basoonist who performed and taught at the university level before directing a women's recovery program in California.

Dates: 1966-1993

Linda Yanney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0413
Abstract

Iowa City feminist and champion of LGBT rights.

Dates: 1948-2000

Lois Baker Muehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0470
Abstract

University of Iowa rhetoric professor who published children's books and taught English as a second language at refugee camps in Thailand, Korea, and China.



Arrangement

Three works have been transferred to the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection: Trading Cultures in the Classroom, 1993; The Hidden Year of Devlin Bates, 1967; Worst Room in the School, 1961.

Dates: 1952-2006

Lois H. Eichacker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0255
Abstract

Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.

Dates: 1905-2006

Lois Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.

Dates: 1939-2007

Lois Wescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0437
Abstract

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Lola Jean McNall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0141
Abstract

University of Iowa student who was active in the YWCA.

Dates: 1936-2002

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Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 3
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
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Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
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Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
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Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
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Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
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League of United Latin American Citizens 2
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Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
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