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Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

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Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bettie McKenzie papers

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Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

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Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.
Dates: 1890-2004

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995

Jacqueline Scott papers

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Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.
Dates: 1988-1997

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

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Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Dates: 1962-1971

Joan Lipsky papers

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Identifier: IWA0071
Abstract Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dates: 1880-2015

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0260
Abstract Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970-1998

Lileah Harris papers

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Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Dates: 1961-2014

Lois Laughlin papers

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Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.
Dates: 1939-2007

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

Marta Werner papers

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Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Dates: 1892-1989

Martha Nash papers

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Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Dickens papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0314
Abstract Community activist, volunteer, and poet in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991-1993

Merle Ramirez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0809
Overview Educator, activist, and musician from Davenport, Iowa, who held leadership positions in UAW Local 858 and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Dates: 1987 - 2016

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935-1997

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American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Institute of Commerce 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barker, Patti 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933- 1
Catholic Interracial Council (Davenport, Iowa) 1
CenterSpace (Community art center : Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Day family 1
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 1
Day, Dennis 1
Day, Edward 1
Day, Robert 1
Day, Wilbur 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dickens, Mary, 1925-2014 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Faga, Linda 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Greater Iowa City Cultural Alliance (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Grinnell College 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Harris, Lileah, 1931-2014 1
Helen Lemme Elementary School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Hodne, Carol 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Johnson County Regional Planning Commission (Iowa) 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Kazina, Ben 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Knowler, Faith 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Laughlin, Don, 1922- 1
Laughlin, Lois, 1925-2008 1
Laughlin, Ruth, 1954-1986 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
League of Women Voters (U.S.) 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
Lemme family 1
Lemme, Helen 1
Linn, Martha 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Mahoso, Tafataona Pasipaipa 1
Mason, Kären 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, N.Y.). School of Nursing 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Nash, Martha, 1925-2000 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
National Council of Catholic Women (U.S.) 1
National Farmers Organization (U.S.) 1
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
Needlework Guild of America. Iowa City Branch 1
Nineteenth Century Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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