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League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0304
Abstract

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Dates: 1983-1997

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0260
Abstract

Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970-1998

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lois Boulware papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0352
Abstract

Physician in the University of Iowa Student Health Department, who established the Patient Advocacy Program at University Hospitals after marrying and having a child.

Dates: 1977-1995

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

Lucille Schwilck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0679
Abstract

1939 graduate from the State University of Iowa College of Law who worked for the U. S. Department of the Interior between 1943 and 1964.

Dates: 1986-2001

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Maggie Tinsman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0348
Abstract

Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.

Dates: 1971-2015

Mahaska County Farm Bureau Women's Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0429
Abstract

Women's division of the local Farm Bureau.



Arrangement

4 folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1929-2002

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract

Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.

Dates: 1928-1995

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Marilyn O. Murphy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0547
Abstract

Social activist from Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1973-2010

Mary Gantz papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0764
Abstract

Three student research papers on mid-19th century medical education at the University of Iowa written by Mary Gantz.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986-1992

Merle Ramirez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0809
Abstract

Educator, activist, and musician from Davenport, Iowa, who held leadership positions in UAW Local 858 and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

Dates: 1987 - 2016

Midwest Federation of Chaparral Poets (Iowa Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0562
Abstract

The Iowa Chapter of Chaparral Poets met twice yearly (fall and spring); they studied poetry, conducted a poetry contest and wrote poetry for submission to Midwest Chaparral magazine. The organization was formed in 1942 and disbanded in 2001.

Dates: 1977-2001

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0649
Abstract

Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.

Dates: 1979-1992

Molly Bolin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0362
Abstract

Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.

Dates: 1972-1997

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0032
Abstract

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

Dates: 1971-2010

National Association of Women in Construction, Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0372
Abstract

The local chapter gives scholarships to students interested in construction careers, sponsors an annual golf outing and provides social networking opportunities for women who work in construction.

Dates: 1978-2005

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Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 2
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927-2015 2
Harper, Patricia (1932-) 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Iowa. General Assembly 2
Jew, Jean Y. 2
Lemme, Helen 2
Lipsky, Joan (1919-2015) 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 2
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Teaford, Jane (1935-) 2
Torrence Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 (1926-2014) 2
University of Northern Iowa 2
Women's Professional Basketball League 2
AIDS Coalition of Johnson County (Iowa) 1
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Business Women's Association. Grant Wood Chapter 1
American Institute of Commerce 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Atkinson, Edith Reed, 1919-2000 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Berry, Vern, 1906-2004 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Braunwarth, Sarah, 1853-1927 1
Brine, Pauline 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Cano family 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933-2011 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization) 1
Cedar Investors (Cedar County, Iowa) 1
Celebration of Excellence and Achievment Among Women (University of Iowa) 1
CenterSpace (Community art center : Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Cherry, Kittredge, 1957- 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Coe College 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Davis, Laura 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Des Moines Area Community College 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dubuque Packing Company 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Duncan, Bob 1
ERA Iowa 1992 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Eichacker, Lois H. (1932-2018) 1
Eisinger, Mary 1
Embroiderers' Guild of America. Plum Grove Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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