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Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0545
Abstract

The group formed in 1956 to help elect Democratic candidates.

Dates: 1956-1977

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

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level 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. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box 18) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-2009

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

League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-2000

League of Women Voters of Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

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

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0658
Abstract

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

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, Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0013
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1989

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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Polk County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0748
Abstract

County branch of a national organization to support candidates who promote women's rights and women's participation in the political process.

Dates: 1974-1987

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

Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0539
Abstract

The Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City (RRCIC) formed in January 1989 in response to Operation Rescue's attempt to shut down a local abortion clinic.

Dates: 1988-1991

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

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National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
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Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
ERA Iowa 1992 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Emma Goldman Clinic 1
Feminist Majority (Organization) 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Sioux City, Iowa 1
Magers, Jane 1
Marylanders for the Right to Choose (Organization) 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization for Women. Ames Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Des Moines Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
New Directions for Women (Organization) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Planned Parenthood of Mid-Iowa 1
Polk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Redwing Workers Organization (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division 1
Republican National Convention 1
Republican National Convention (31st : 1976 : Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Republican Party (Iowa) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
State University of Iowa 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
United Nations. Population Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States Institute of Peace 1
United Way of Greater Des Moines 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
Women's International League for Peace And Freedom. Des Moines Branch 1
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