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Josephine Gruhn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0382
Abstract

Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-1992

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Joyce Schulte papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0892
Abstract

Democratic candidate for Iowa's fifth congressional district in 2004 and 2006.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2004-2010

Katherine Mull Falvey Zastrow papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0052
Abstract

State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.

Dates: 1927-1995

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract

Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.

Dates: 1977-1999

Katy Gammack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0749
Abstract

Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.

Dates: 1976-2007

Kim Landhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

League of Women Voters, Iowa records

 Collection
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, Johnson County records

 Collection
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, 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, Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract

The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters, 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

League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

 Collection
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

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1960-1981

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1926-2002

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0131
Abstract

1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.

Dates: 1936-2008

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Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
American Association of University Women 3
Grinnell College 3
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 3
Iowa. General Assembly 3
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 3
National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 3
Teaford, Jane (1935-) 3
Adams, Janet (1937-) 2
American Association for the United Nations 2
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 2
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 2
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 2
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927-2015 2
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 2
Harper, Patricia (1932-) 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Lipsky, Joan (1919-2015) 2
Martin, Mona Kadel (1934-) 2
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 2
Republican National Convention 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Torrence Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 (1926-2014) 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Zastrow, Katherine Mull Falvey, 1904-1997 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 (1922-2007) 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) 1
Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brain family 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne (1923-2019) 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn, 1929- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burger, Betty M., 1920-2007 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933-2011 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
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