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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

Esther Ver Meer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0408
Abstract

Farmwoman and member of the Porkettes, the women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producers Council.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1998

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract

Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.

Dates: 1966-1997

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 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

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

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

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract

Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1976

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

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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Washington (D.C.) 2
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Names
Noun, Louise R. 2
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Ashby, Rhoda 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Drake University 1
ERA Iowa 1992 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa Porkettes 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Laurila, Kathleen Wood, 1940- 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
Magers, Jane 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Milloy, Nancy Ashby 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Organization for Women. Des Moines Chapter 1
National Pork Board (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division 1
Republican National Convention 1
Republican National Convention (31st : 1976 : Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
State University of Iowa 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
United Nations. Population Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States Institute of Peace 1
United Way of Greater Des Moines 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
Ver Meer, Esther 1
Wallace Women History Project 1
Wallace family 1
Warner, Betty Ann 1
White, Maude Esther, 1913-2003 1
Wijkman, Ruth Wallace 1
Women's International League for Peace And Freedom. Des Moines Branch 1
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