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Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.
Marion, Iowa, study club that was founded in 1867.
Organization that provided support for weight loss.
The department was established in 1924 and was a pioneer in the development of graduate study and professional training. The department existed until 2010 under a variety of names and organizations.
Wife of Dean of University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and organizer of Newcomers Club in 1938 and International Wives Club in 1959.
Iowa farm woman who was elected to fill her husband's term in the Iowa Senate following his death in 1962.
Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.
Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.
Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman's Relief Corps.
The club initially met on the second Tuesday of the month for conversation, a program, and refreshments. Later, meetings were held bimonthly and were dedicated to study, roll call, a program, and refreshments.
Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, a musician and an English professor.
Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.
Grimes, Iowa, newspaper columnist and editor.
Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race. They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.