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Farm women's club organized in 1926.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Organization of Marion women's clubs.
Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.
Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.
Founded in 1929 to promote the knowledge and love of gardening.
Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.
Local branch, formed in 1963, of group for women writers and artists.
Local chapter formed in 1932.
Local chapter of the professional organization focused on social, educational, and professional activities.
The club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for women to discuss aspects of rural, farm and family life.
Organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to for women to do needlework and handicrafts.
Founded in Iowa City in 1937 to celebrate its members' Norwegian heritage.
Women's study club founded in 1867 by young women who had attended the Marion Female Seminary.
Garden club in Emmetsburg, Iowa.