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Iowa City chapter.
Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.
Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.
Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.
The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Founded in Iowa City in 1937 to celebrate its members' Norwegian heritage.
Garden club in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Women's study group which originated in 1874.