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Church Women United in Iowa records

Identifier: IWA0003

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Denise O'Brien papers

Identifier: IWA0156

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Dorothy Paul papers

Identifier: IWA0349

Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.

Dates: 1955-2016

Dorothy Schramm papers

Identifier: IWA0183

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

Iowa Peace Links records

Identifier: IWA0625

Newsletters of pacifist group Peace Links, based in the Northwest Iowa towns of Paullina and Primghar.

Dates: 1985-2001

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

Identifier: IWA0066

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2021

Kathryn W. Hansen

Identifier: IWA0859

Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.

Dates: 1959-2012

Lois Laughlin papers

Identifier: IWA0184

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

Marilyn Sippy papers

Identifier: IWA0680

Peace activist and volunteer from Marion, Iowa, who was active in UNICEF for over thirty years.

Dates: 1955-2004

Marion Carson papers

Identifier: IWA0132

Graduate of Ministry at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, where she was the first Unitarian Universalist student.

Dates: 1960-2004

Peg Mullen papers

Identifier: IWA0082

Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.


Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of "Friendly Fire" and a hardcover copy of "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" are shelved in the printed works collection.

Dates: 1966-2010

Polly Ely papers

Identifier: IWA0829

Peace and civil rights activist who was a longtime member of Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1937-2008

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2017

Sally Wiesenfeld papers

Identifier: IWA0478

Peace activist and member of Another Mother for Peace which was organized to protest the Vietnam War during the 1970s.

Dates: 1969-2001

Sister Gwen Hennessey papers

Identifier: IWA0491

Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Dates: 2000-2005

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

Identifier: IWA0240

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.

Dates: 1962-2008

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