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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Clinton County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0556
Abstract

Local branch of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus.

Dates: 1973-1977

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Janis Torrence-Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

Dates: 1976-1990

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2003

Jeanne Bridenstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0187
Abstract

First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.

Dates: 1962-2014

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

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

League of Women Voters of 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 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

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract

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

Dates: 1960-1981

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

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Smith, Mary Louise 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Brain family 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Clinton County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Cochrane, William, 1867-1941 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Falvey, Lawrence A., 1901-1957 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Grinnell College 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Development Commission 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Library Commission 1
Iowa Peace Institute 1
Iowa Public Broadcasting Network 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Iowa. Secretary of State 1
Jasper County (Iowa). Board of Supervisors 1
KRNT (Television station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994 1
Koob, Kathryn 1
Kuehl, Curt 1
LePort, Donna 1
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 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, Thelma B., 1904-1988 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 1
Lomas, Anna Cochrane, 1896-1991 1
Loyal Temperance League 1
Magers, Jane 1
Marshall Plan 1
Martin, Mona Kadel, 1934- 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mohr, Charlotte 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Conference of State Legislatures 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Gender Balance Project 1
National Order of Women Legislators (U.S.) 1
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
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