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Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Catherine Lewis papers

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Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract

Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.

Dates: 1995

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0597
Abstract

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

Dates: 1963-1998

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

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Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Gladys Homan papers

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Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

Iowa League for Nursing records

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Identifier: IWA0580
Abstract

The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.

Dates: 1952-2002

Iowa Nurses' Association records

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Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract

State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses.



Arrangement

Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic Security,1946-1989(boxes 48-57) Iowa League for Nursing,1913-1980 (boxes 57-61 Iowa Organizations, 1926-1989 (boxes 61-68) Membership, 1904-1988 (boxes 68-70) Publications, 1917-1985 (box71) Sections, 1940-1984 (boxes 71-77) Student Nurses Association, 1949-1984 (boxes 77-78) Photographs, 1918-1987 (boxes 78-79) Artifacts, 1981-1988 (box 80) Audiotapes, 1974-1987 (box 81) Oversize, 1916-1987 (box 82 and container 83)

Dates: 1904-1989

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

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Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

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Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level 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. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box 18) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

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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

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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

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

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Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Louise Smith papers

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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

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0342
Abstract

Professional women's service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.

Dates: 1960-1997

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract

Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.

Dates: 1960-2006

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Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
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Denwar Ceramics 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
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Iowa Citizens' League for Nursing 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
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Iowa State College 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
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Jack, Jill, 1957- 1
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Lacina, Kim 1
Lawrence family 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Lewis, Catherine 1
Mishler, Laura 1
Mishler, Margaret 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National League for Nursing 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Iowa 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
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Pickup, Sandra 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Quota Club International 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
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Roseman, Dennis 1
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Taylor, Leslie 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
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Watson, Ann 1
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 1
Woodin, Marilyn 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
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