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League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

Lena Belle Bock papers

Identifier: IWA0118

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

Dates: 1960-1981

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

Identifier: IWA0532

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Maggie Tinsman papers

Identifier: IWA0348

Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.

Dates: 1971-2015

Margaret Anderson Papers

Identifier: IWA0001

Subject files, correspondence and clippings relating to women's rights.

Dates: 1973-1978

Margaret McDonald papers

Identifier: IWA0033

Active in Republican Party and vice-chairman of the Iowa Republican Central Committee in 1970.

Dates: 1964-2004

Mary Louise Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0027

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

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

Identifier: IWA0032

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

Dates: 1971-2010

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0658

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0014

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0223

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, Iowa records

Identifier: IWA0013

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1976-1989

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

Identifier: IWA0017

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Patricia J. Pardun papers

Identifier: IWA0024

State vice chair of the Republican Party in Iowa from 1967 to 1973.

Dates: 1956-1978

Polk County Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0748

County branch of a national organization to support candidates who promote women's rights and women's participation in the political process.

Dates: 1974-1987

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) records

Identifier: IWA0857

Sexual abuse response and advocacy center established in in Iowa City in 1973 to serve located the University of Iowa community and surrounding counties.

Dates: 1971-2010

Roberta Till-Retz papers

Identifier: IWA0802

Research and educational materials of activist and labor educator Roberta Till-Retz.

Dates: 1970-2006

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

Identifier: IWA0159

Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.

Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2017

Sonja Larsen papers

Identifier: IWA0439

Republican representative in the Iowa legislature who ran for mayor of Ottumwa in 1981.

Dates: 1977-1982

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Osanka, Frank 1
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Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
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President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
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Ray, Robert D. (1928-2018) 1
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