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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.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.
Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.
Organization of Marion women's clubs.
Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.
Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
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.
Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.
Local branch, formed in 1963, of group for women writers and artists.
Local chapter formed in 1932.