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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.
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.
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.
Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.
Two folders: folder 1 shelved in SCVF; folder 2 shelved in map case.
Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.
Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.
Scholar, writer and artist.
Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.
Scholar at the State University of Iowa in 1923.
Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
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.
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.
Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.
Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.
Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.
West Chester, Iowa resident who attended the State University of Iowa from 1954-1956.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
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