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Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

League of Women Voters of 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...
Dates: 1917-2001

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 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 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

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

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Polk County Women Attorneys records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0219
Abstract

Association to promote the professional growth of women in the law.

Dates: 1986-1995

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract

Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.

Dates: 1874-2006

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract

Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.

Dates: 1962-2008

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Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys 1
Iowa State Bar Association 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Loyal Temperance League 1
Magers, Jane 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
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National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Iowa 1
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
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Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
Polk County Women Attorneys (Iowa) 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
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Republican National Convention (31st : 1976 : Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Republican Party (Iowa) 1
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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
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State University of Iowa 1
Total Abstinence Union (Denison, Iowa) 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
United Nations. Population Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States Institute of Peace 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
Walton, Gertrude 1
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
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