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League of Women Voters, 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, 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, Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
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, 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, 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

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 — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0429
Abstract

Women's division of the local Farm Bureau.



Arrangement

4 folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1929-2002

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

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, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National League of American Pen Women, Iowa City Branch records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0655
Abstract

Local branch, formed in 1963, of group for women writers and artists.

Dates: 1963-2011

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
Abstract

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.

Dates: 1976-1997

National League of American Pen Women, Waterloo-Cedar Rapids Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0657
Abstract

Local chapter formed in 1932.

Dates: 1944-2000

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Names
General Federation of Women's Clubs 5
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 3
National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
University of Iowa 3
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 2
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Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 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
Teaford, Jane (1935-) 2
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 2
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Business Women's Association. Grant Wood Chapter 1
American Nurses Association 1
Americans for Religious Liberty 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Anton, Judy 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, 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
Burlington Clubwomen's Time Capsule (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Burlington Federation of Women's Clubs (Burlington, Iowa) 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 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 Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, 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
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Des Moines Women's Club 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
Franklin Township Farm Bureau Women (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Freedom Township Women's Club (Palo Alto County, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Deep River, Iowa) 1
Friendly Neighbors Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Glanton, Willie 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Grand Meadow Women's Club (Allamakee County, Iowa) 1
Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Harrison County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Hartupee Social Club (West Liberty, Iowa) 1
Helen Lemme Reading Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Henry, Gloria 1
Hickok, Kathleen 1
Highland Do-Better Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
Ingleside Club (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
International Women's Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Citizens' League for Nursing 1
Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club 1
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault 1
Iowa Crime Victim Assistance Division 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Federation of Garden Clubs 1
Iowa Medical Society Alliance 1
Iowa Medical Society Auxiliary 1
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 1
Iowa Nurses' Association. Fifth District 1
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys 1
Iowa Peace Links 1
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