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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 Iowa Municipalities Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0248
Abstract

Annual convention proceedings, 1946-1961.

Dates: 1946 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0733
Abstract

The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.

Dates: 1932-2019

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

League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0304
Abstract

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Dates: 1983-1997

LeAnn Erickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0872
Abstract

Filmmaker whose documentary, From One Place to Another: Emma Goldman Clinic Stories, explores the history of the Emma Goldman Clinic.

Dates: 1996

Leanna Driftmier papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0182
Abstract

Radio homemaker who broadcast the Kitchen Klatter program from the 1920s to the mid-1970s.

Dates: 1954-1991

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

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

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1960-1981

Leola Bergmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0237
Abstract

Scholar, writer and artist.

Dates: 1935-2004

Leona Call papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0161
Abstract

Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1886-1943

Lida Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0581
Abstract

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1917-2006

Lileah Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract

Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1961-2014

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YWCA of Greater Des Moines 3
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