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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

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

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract

Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.

Dates: 1956-1999

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 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

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

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

Patricia Herring papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0741
Abstract

Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Dates: 1979-2008

Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0539
Abstract

The Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City (RRCIC) formed in January 1989 in response to Operation Rescue's attempt to shut down a local abortion clinic.

Dates: 1988-1991

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National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 1
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