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Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract

Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.

Dates: 1913-2005

City Union of Mothers' Clubs (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0805
Abstract

Organization made up of representatives of the mothers' clubs of Des Moines schools.



Arrangement

1 folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1908

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract

Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.

Dates: 1898-2016

Des Moines Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract

Civic and philanthropic organization.

Dates: 1888-2012

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract

Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.

Dates: 1980-1993

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

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

Professional Women's League (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0110
Abstract

Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.

Dates: 1903-2000

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0096
Abstract

Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.

Dates: 1896-2019

Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0674
Abstract

Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1976

Sioux County Women's Chorus (Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0363
Abstract

Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1938-1955

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract

Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.

Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1962-2008

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract

This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.

Dates: 1975-2015

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract

The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.

Dates: 1885-1995

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Names
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
City Union of Mothers' Clubs (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1