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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

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

Frances Graham papers

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Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-2010

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

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

Kathryn W. Hansen

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Identifier: IWA0859
Abstract Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Dates: 1959-2012

Kittredge Cherry and Audrey Lockwood

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Identifier: IWA0759
Abstract Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Dates: 1970-2009

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

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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

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.

Arrangement 1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

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

Molly Bolin papers

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Identifier: IWA0362
Abstract Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.
Dates: 1972-1997

Mona Kadel Martin papers

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Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.
Dates: 1992-2009

Ruth Hamilton papers

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Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley A. Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0197
Abstract Artist, editor, and naturalist.
Dates: 1840-2008

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De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
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De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
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