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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.
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.
U.S. Representative and Senator from Iowa. Speeches, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and campaign material all related to his political career.
West Chester, Iowa resident who attended the State University of Iowa from 1954-1956.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Study club founded in 1887.
A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.
Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.