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One of five African American women who integrated Currier Hall at the University of Iowa in 1946. Former president of the Fort Madison chapter of the NAACP.
Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.
Artist, University of Iowa professor, and inventor of the Iowa Foil Printer.
Oral histories with Iowa farm women conducted as part of the Rural Women's Project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Percival, Iowa farm woman and club woman.
Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.
Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Women Aware, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Sioux City, Iowa, which was started in 1979. Its primary focus is on displaced homemakers and single parent homemakers, providing advocacy, education, information, counseling, referral and support.
Organization connecting women with progressive approaches to agriculture.
Lutheran Seminary in Dubuque which began admitting women in 1970.
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.
Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.
This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.