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Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0545

The group formed in 1956 to help elect Democratic candidates.

Dates: 1956-1977

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0019

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

Identifier: IWA0783

Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Dates: 1962-2008

League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

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

Mary Louise Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0027

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

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

Identifier: IWA0032

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

Dates: 1971-2010

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0658

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0014

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0223

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

National Organization for Women, Iowa records

Identifier: IWA0013

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1976-1989

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0017

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Patricia Herring papers

Identifier: IWA0741

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

Dates: 1979-2008

Polk County Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0748

County branch of a national organization to support candidates who promote women's rights and women's participation in the political process.

Dates: 1974-1987

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1976

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2017

Vergene Donovan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0232

Spencer, Iowa, resident active in the Iowa Federation of Republican women.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1975-2012

Wallace Women History Project

Identifier: IWA0403

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

Dates: 1974-1994

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