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Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Jean Shoots papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0308
Abstract

Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.

Dates: 1990-1998

Joyce Beisswenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0823
Abstract

Social worker and civil rights activist from Osage, Iowa.

Dates: 1906-2005

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

March for Women's Lives, Iowa Delegation records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0578
Abstract

On April 25, 2004, pro-choice activists went to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Women's Lives, a protest against the pro-life policies of President George W. Bush's administration.

Dates: 2004

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

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Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract

Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland

Dates: 1810-1992

Maria Rundquist papers

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Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract

Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.

Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Louise Smith papers

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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

Maude Esther White papers

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Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

May Tangen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0895
Abstract

University of Iowa librarian who moved to Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement.



Arrangement

Three folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1961-1982

Muscatine Migrant Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0745
Abstract

Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.

Dates: 1962-2005

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

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract

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

Dates: 1970-2013

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

Sondra Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0874
Abstract

Iowa Memorial Union catering manager and women's rights activist.

Dates: 1965-2010

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Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
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Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Estes, Simon 1
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Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Grant, Christine (1936-2021) 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Himschoot, Nickol 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
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Juilliard School 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kneeland, Abner, 1774-1844 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
March For Women's Lives. Iowa Delegation 1
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Midwest Gas (Company) 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
Nash, Martha, 1925-2000 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Council of Catholic Women (U.S.) 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Organization for Women 1
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National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 1
Penuel Ridge Contemplative Retreat Center (Cheatham County, Tenn.) 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Putnam Museum 1
Putnam, Mary Louise Duncan, 1832-1903 1
Quad Cities Council on Human Rights 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
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Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Rundquist, Maria, 1951- 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Scarritt College for Christian Workers 1
Scharnau, Ruth, 1933- 1
Schwengel, Fred, 1907-1993 1
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