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Organization of physicians' spouses that worked to advance health and health education and to support medical families
Women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producer's Association, founded in 1964. Merged with the men's organization in 1992.
Local affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.
Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.
Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.
Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Nurse Jeanne Jones Cook grew up in Iowa and Colorado. She completed her training with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945.
Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.
Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Adel, Iowa native who was an accomplished high school athlete in the 1970s.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
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.