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League of Women Voters of Iowa records

 Collection
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 18) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

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Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract

The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

 Collection
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

League of Women Voters of Sioux City records

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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

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0091
Abstract

Study club founded in 1887.

Dates: 1987

Mahaska County Farm Bureau Women's Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0429
Abstract

The committee splintered from the extension service in 1955 and became the largest political and corporate organization representing farmer interests in Iowa.



Arrangement

4 folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1971-2002

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

Marion Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0643
Abstract

Organization of Marion women's clubs.

Dates: 1899-1957

Midwest Federation of Chaparral Poets (Iowa Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0562
Abstract

The Iowa Chapter of Chaparral Poets met twice yearly (fall and spring); they studied poetry, conducted a poetry contest and wrote poetry for submission to Midwest Chaparral magazine. The organization was formed in 1942 and disbanded in 2001.

Dates: 1977-2001

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0649
Abstract

Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.

Dates: 1979-1992

Modern Idea Club of Thurman Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0535
Abstract

Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.

Dates: 1902-1998

Monday Afternoon Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0526
Abstract

Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.

Dates: 1900-2016

Mothers for Natural Law records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0395
Abstract

Organization opposed to genetically modified organisms.

Dates: 1998-2001

Muscatine Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0653
Abstract

Founded in 1929 to promote the knowledge and love of gardening.

Dates: 1930-1996

Muscatine Herb Pals records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0654
Abstract

Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.

Dates: 1946-1994

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 Abortion Rights Action League of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0640
Abstract

Local chapter of the national association.

Dates: 1990-2001

National Association of Women in Construction, Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0372
Abstract

The local chapter gives scholarships to students interested in construction careers, sponsors an annual golf outing and provides social networking opportunities for women who work in construction.

Dates: 1978-2005

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Iowa Nurses' Association 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
State University of Iowa 2
University of Iowa. College of Dentistry 2
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 2
Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1
American Association of Dental Schools 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Business Women's Association. Grant Wood Chapter 1
American Dental Association 1
American Dental Hygienists' Association 1
American Home Economics Association 1
American Nurses Association 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Anton, Judy 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Julia 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bixler, Genevieve Knight 1
Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) 1
Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 1
Bob's Creek Neighbors (Club : Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Book Review Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Boone Township Women Club (Wright County, Iowa) 1
Booster Women's Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) 1
Brine, Pauline 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Burlington Federation of Women's Clubs (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Cary Club of Marion, Iowa 1
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871 1
Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871 1
Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization) 1
Cedar Investors (Cedar County, Iowa) 1
Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) 1
Celebration of Excellence and Achievment Among Women (University of Iowa) 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
City Union of Mothers' Clubs (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Cleona Township Women's Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Clinton County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Cloverleaf Club (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Dayhoff, Arlene 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Dieman, Edna, 1903-1999 1
Dieman-Bennett Dance Theatre of the Hemispheres (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Dobbs, Ella Victoria 1
Durden, Betty 1
ERA Iowa 1992 1
Eastern Iowa League for Nursing 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Eisinger, Mary 1
Embroiderers' Guild of America. Plum Grove Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Emerson Study Club (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Emma Goldman Clinic 1
Entre Nous (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Ever Ready Club (Baxter, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids 1
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 1
Feminist Majority (Organization) 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Fort Madison Women's Club 1
Four Cs of Johnson County 1
Four Seasons Garden Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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