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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

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

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract Feminist activist organization records.
Dates: 1971-1987

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.
Dates: 1962-2008

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