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Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Church Women United in Iowa records

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Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract

Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.

Dates: 1938-2006

Emma Harvat papers

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Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1920-2001

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

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Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

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

Dates: 1964-2014

Katherine Stroud papers

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Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

Kim Landhuis papers

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Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

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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

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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 Muscatine records

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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

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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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 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

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Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

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

Dates: 1936-2002

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990...
Dates: 1944-2005

Ruth Hamilton papers

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Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

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

Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

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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

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

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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

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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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Chicago Housing Authority 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
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Church Women United in Iowa 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
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Florida Women's Consortium 1
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Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
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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 Women's Hall of Fame 1
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LePort, Donna 1
League of Women Voters (U.S.) 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 1
Loyal Temperance League 1
Magers, Jane 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
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Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
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Women's International League for Peace And Freedom. Des Moines Branch 1
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