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Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

De Jong Family papers

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Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

Evelyn Birkby Collection of Radio Homemaker Materials

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Identifier: IWA0126
Abstract

Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.

Dates: 1924-2021

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

 Collection
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...
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

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract

A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.

Dates: 1920-2003

Josephine Marie Pletscher papers

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Identifier: IWA0913
Abstract

Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.

Dates: 1922-2015

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

Kathryn W. Hansen

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Identifier: IWA0859
Abstract

Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.

Dates: 1959-2012

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

 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

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United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
Alfred University 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of Dental Schools 1
American Dental Association 1
American Dental Hygienists' Association 1
American Nurses Association 1
Arizona State University 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Buchanan, Ellen 1
Burns, John 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Corita, 1918-1986 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
Falk, Florence 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grand View College 1
Grant, Christine, 1936- 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Grinnell College 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hansen, Edith 1
Hansen, Kathryn W. 1
Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co. 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Immaculate Heart College Center (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Board of Dental Examiners 1
Iowa Citizens' League for Nursing 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 1
Iowa Dental Association 1
Iowa Dental Hygienists' Association 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
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