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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract

The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.

Dates: 1977-2013

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract

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

Dates: 1916-1981

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

 Collection
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

League of Women Voters of Sioux City records

 Collection
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

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
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

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0658
Abstract

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

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

National Organization for Women, Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0013
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1989

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Polk County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0748
Abstract

County branch of a national organization to support candidates who promote women's rights and women's participation in the political process.

Dates: 1974-1987

Women's Equity Action League (Iowa Division) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0696
Abstract

Organization that promoted economic equity for women by focusing on educational, legal, and tax issues affecting women.

Dates: 1972-1977

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National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
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American Association for the United Nations 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Drake University 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
League of Women Voters of Sioux City, Iowa 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization for Women. Ames Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Des Moines Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
Polk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division 1
Republican National Convention 1
Republican National Convention (31st : 1976 : Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Republican Party (Iowa) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Smith, Mary Louise 1
State University of Iowa 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
United Nations. Population Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States Institute of Peace 1
United Way of Greater Des Moines 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
Women Equity Action League. Iowa Division 1
Women's Equity Action League 1
Womens International League for Peace and Freedom 1
Write Women Back Into History Essay Contest 1
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