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Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, native who taught at University High School in Iowa City in 1930 and 1931.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.
Farm women's club organized in 1926.
Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
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.
Schoolteacher, wife and mother, who kept account books for her husband's chain of drugstores.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.
Two folders: folder 1 shelved in SCVF; folder 2 shelved in map case.
Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.
Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990