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Brine, Pelton and Thompson V. The University of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0495
Abstract Materials relate to the suit filed by 3 dental hygiene faculty members charging that the scheduled closing of the University of Iowa Dental Hygiene Program was discriminatory. Arrangement Appeal Documents, 1995-1996 (Boxes 19-20) Background Information, 1985-1995 (Boxes 20-24, 27) Defendant Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 6-10) Formal Documents, 1991-1995 (Boxes 1-3) Letters of Support, 1991-1995 (Boxes...
Dates: 1985-1996

Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Papers

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Identifier: msc0156
Abstract

Correspondence, account books, reports, lists, attendance registers, minutes, rosters of officers, publicity material, programs, and financial records.

Dates: 1923 - 1958

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0597
Abstract

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

Dates: 1963-1998

Des Moines Women's Club records

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Identifier: IWA0858
Abstract

Civic and philanthropic organization.

Dates: 1888-2012

Dieman-Bennett Dance Theatre of the Hemispheres (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0265
Abstract

Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.

Dates: 1929-2017

Estera Milman Contemporary Art Collection

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Identifier: msc0815
Abstract

Primarily ATCA administrative files containing a vast amount of information on the sources of the ATCA collections and detailed records regarding grants won by and exhibitiions curated by ATCA staff prior to 2000.

Dates: 1980-2000

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0529
Abstract

The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.

Dates: 1964-2003

Iowa ERA Coalition records

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Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract

Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1916-1981

Iowa League for Nursing records

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Identifier: IWA0580
Abstract

The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.

Dates: 1952-2002

Iowa Nurses' Association records

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Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses. Arrangement Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic...
Dates: 1904-1989

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

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Identifier: IWA0018
Abstract

Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1972-1980

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

John Culver Papers

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Identifier: msc0810
Abstract

U.S. Congressman and Senator from Iowa.

Dates: 1965-1981

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 Metropolitan Des Moines records

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Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract

This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.

Dates: 1936-1995

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

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

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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

Paul Engle Papers

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Identifier: msc0514
Abstract

Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.

Dates: 1929-1988

Quota Club (Sioux City, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0342
Abstract

Professional women's service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.

Dates: 1960-1997

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National League for Nursing 1
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