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Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
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

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract

Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.

Dates: 1956-1999

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

Ruth Scharnau papers

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Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract

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

Dates: 1970-2013

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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