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Margaret Wilbourn Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0520
Abstract

Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.

Dates: 1923-2003

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1928-2004

Mary Lou Kirk scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0743
Abstract

Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.

Dates: 1942-1949

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1925-1997

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0649
Abstract

Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.

Dates: 1979-1992

Modern Idea Club of Thurman Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0535
Abstract

Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.

Dates: 1902-1998

Monday Afternoon Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0526
Abstract

Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.

Dates: 1900-2016

Muscatine Herb Pals records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0654
Abstract

Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.

Dates: 1946-1994

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract

Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.

Dates: 1926-2009

National Abortion Rights Action League of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0640
Abstract

Local chapter of the national association.

Dates: 1990-2001

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 League of American Pen Women, Iowa City Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0655
Abstract

The local branch was formed in 1963 and awards prize money to students.

Dates: 1964-1995

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
Abstract

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.

Dates: 1976-1997

National League of American Pen Women, Waterloo-Cedar Rapids Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0657
Abstract

Local chapter formed in 1932.

Dates: 1944-2000

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

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International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
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Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State Teachers College 2
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Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
University of Iowa 2
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Ackeman, Karen 1
Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Nurses Association 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Anton, Judy 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Boone Township Women Club (Wright County, Iowa) 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Cary Club of Marion, Iowa 1
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871 1
Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871 1
Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christ, Ruth Moe, 1943- 1
Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Eisinger, Mary 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Embroiderers' Guild of America. Plum Grove Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Emma Goldman Clinic 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 1
Feminist Majority (Organization) 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fort Madison Women's Club 1
Four Seasons Garden Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Circle Club (Washington, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Gerber, John C. 1
Gerber, Margaret Wilbourn, 1913-1996 1
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