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League of Women Voters, 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, 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

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Luella Rynerson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0861
Abstract

Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.

Dates: 1884-1989

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract

Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.

Dates: 1942-2008

Margaret Wilbourn Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0520
Abstract

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

Dates: 1923-2003

Marion Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0643
Abstract

Organization of Marion women's clubs.

Dates: 1899-1957

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 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

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 Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0653
Abstract

Founded in 1929 to promote the knowledge and love of gardening.

Dates: 1930-1996

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 League of American Pen Women, Iowa City Branch records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0655
Abstract

Local branch, formed in 1963, of group for women writers and artists.

Dates: 1963-2011

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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0657
Abstract

Local chapter formed in 1932.

Dates: 1944-2000

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Des Moines Women's Club 2
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International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
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Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State Teachers College 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Nurses Association 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Angrick, William 1
Anton, Judy 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 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
Book Review Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Boone Township Women Club (Wright County, Iowa) 1
Booster Women's Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Burlington Federation of Women's Clubs (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Cary Club of Marion, Iowa 1
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871 1
Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871 1
Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) 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
Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Cloverleaf Club (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Dakota Dunes Country Club (Dakota Dunes, S.D.) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Mokanna 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Des Moines Garden Club 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Ladies Band 1
Drake University 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Eddy, Susan 1
Elson, Mary Johnston, 1914-2011 1
Emerson Study Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Ever Ready Club (Baxter, 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
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fort Madison Women's Club 1
Franklin Township Farm Bureau Women (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Circle Club (Washington, Iowa) 1
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