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Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
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.
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.
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
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.
Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.
Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
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.