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Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
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.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
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.
Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.
One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.
Women's club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.
Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Choral group that was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World's Fair in 1939.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
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.