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Jean Jew Justice Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0444
Abstract

The committee organized in 1990 to support Jean Jew in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1982-1999

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0133
Abstract

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Jessie Hornsby papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0564
Abstract

French professor at the University of Iowa who was born in Algiers, North Africa, and worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation in England as an intelligence assistant during World War II.

Dates: 1876-1993

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

John Anson Nash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0223
Abstract

Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc.

Dates: 1845-1888

John Cantwell Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0436
Abstract

Cedar Rapids, Iowa businessman; president of the National Oats Company; member of the Iowa State Board of Regents. Correspondence and memoranda relating to his term on the Board of Regents and his friendship with Grant Wood.

Dates: 1933-1962; Majority of material found within 1933-1942

Josiah L. Pickard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG05.0001.003
Abstract

Josiah L. Pickard served as the sixth president of the State University of Iowa, from 1878 to 1887.

Dates: 1878-1887

Judy Polumbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0914
Abstract

Professor of journalism at The University of Iowa.

Dates: 1987-1997

Karen Goodenow papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0233
Abstract

Elementary and high school teacher who has served on local and state boards of education.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980-1993

Kathryn Stone papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0685
Abstract

Mount Vernon, Iowa, native who taught at University High School in Iowa City in 1930 and 1931.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1930-1995

Kim Landhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lavina Power papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0417
Abstract

Schoolteacher, wife and mother, who kept account books for her husband's chain of drugstores.

Dates: 1905-1970

League of Women Voters, Cedar Rapids-Marion records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0635
Abstract

The Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) played an active part in the civic life of the greater Cedar Rapids area. During the period covered by this collection, the Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters focused on the problems of high school dropouts in the Cedar Rapids school system and the lack of affordable housing in the area.

Dates: 1937 - 2010

League of Women Voters, 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, 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, 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, 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

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Anderson, Christine Hanson, 1912- 1
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Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Arecibo Observatory. Advisory Board 1
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Atwood, Roy Alden 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aydelotte, Myrtle K. (Myrtle Kitchell) 1
Bacon, Evelyn Crary, 1916-1997 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barcelo family 1
Barceló, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Beck, Robert Knowlton, 1915- 1
Benjamin Franklin High School (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948 1
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Boot, Estella 1
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