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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Gladys Nelson papers

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Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Janis Torrence-Laughlin papers

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Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

Dates: 1976-1990

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

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

Dates: 1964-2003

League of Women Voters of 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 of 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 of 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

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract

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

Dates: 1960-1981

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-2002

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Mona Kadel Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract

Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.

Dates: 1992-2009

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

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Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Florida Women's Consortium 1
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Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
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International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
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Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
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Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994 1
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Magers, Jane 1
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Martin, Mona Kadel, 1934- 1
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National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
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National Order of Women Legislators (U.S.) 1
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Nelson, Gladys, 1895-1995 1
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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
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