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Bettie McKenzie papers

Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Donna Schmidt papers

Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Dates: 1938-2010

Faith Knowler papers

Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995

Gladys Homan papers

Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996

Histories of Rural Iowa Women's Clubs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0714
Abstract Rural women participated in a great number and variety of clubs.  This collection has short histories of a variety of clubs formed in Iowa in the first part of the 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996-1998

Jean Huffey papers

Identifier: IWA0303
Abstract Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.
Dates: 1977-2019

Joan Lipsky papers

Identifier: IWA0071
Abstract Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dates: 1880-2015

Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0291
Abstract Farm women's club organized in 1926.
Dates: 1926-1996

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0733
Overview The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.
Dates: 1932-2019

League of Women Voters of Cedar Rapids-Marion records

Identifier: IWA0635
Abstract The Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) played an active part in the civic life of the greater Cedar Rapids area.   During the period covered by this collection, the Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters focused on the problems of high school dropouts in the Cedar Rapids school system and the lack of affordable housing in the area.
Dates: 1937 - 2010

Louane Newsome papers

Identifier: IWA0213
Abstract Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.
Dates: 1938-2004

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0091
Abstract Study club founded in 1887.
Dates: 1987

Margaret McCollum papers

Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Dates: 1942-2008

Mary Grefe papers

Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.
Dates: 1943-1997

New Art Club of Marion (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0257
Abstract Organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to for women to do needlework and handicrafts.
Dates: 1939-1974

New World Collective Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0664
Abstract A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Nissen Family papers

Identifier: IWA0073
Abstract Biographical materials relate to Walnut, Iowa clubwoman Wilma Parker Nissen and her daughters.
Dates: 1936-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935-1997

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Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
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Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
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Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
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Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) 1
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Kriedeman, Joan, 1927- 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
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League of United Latin American Citizens 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
League of Women Voters of Cedar Rapids-Marion 1
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Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) 1
Marks, Trudy, 1943-1991 1
Mason, Kären 1
McCollum, Margaret, 1916-2006 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Minowa Rug Guild (Winneshiek County, Iowa) 1
Mitchell, Ruby Crumley, 1880- 1
National Advisory Council on Adult Education (U.S.) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Networking Together, Inc. 1
New Art Club of Marion, Iowa 1
New World Collective (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Newsome, Louane, 1906-2004 1
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Nissen, Anna Justine 1
Nissen, Ewald Anton 1
Nissen, Harold 1
Nissen, Helen Wilma Parker, 1898-1957 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
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Pendleton, Roberta 1
Post-Franklin Township Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Price, Lydia Ann 1
Price, William 1
Proteus Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) 1
Reed, Olabelle, 1935- 1
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Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schanke, Robert 1
Schanke, Ruth, 1941- 1
Schmidt, Donna, 1921-2011 1
Sheets, George Marsh, 1887-1974 1
Sioux City Boat Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
State University of Iowa. Department of History 1
Swab, Joy 1
Thimble Club (Riceville, Iowa) 1
Unesco Conference on Adult Education 1
United Sisters of Black Hawk County (Iowa) 1
United States Department of Labor 1
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University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics. Department of Ophthalmology 1
University of Iowa. School of Library and Information Science 1
Vargas, Henry, 1929- 1
Willing Workers Club (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Black Hawk County (Iowa) 1
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