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Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

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

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract

Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.

Dates: 1942-2008

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0032
Abstract

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

Dates: 1971-2010

Naomi Novick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0667
Abstract

Iowa City city councilor from 1990 to 1997. Chosen twice to serve as mayor.

Dates: 1922-2016

Thelma B. Lewis papers

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Identifier: IWA0022
Abstract

Iowa City mayor in 1961; served on the city council from 1958 to 1963.

Dates: 1947-1967

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