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Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lavina Power papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0417
Abstract

Schoolteacher, wife and mother, who kept account books for her husband's chain of drugstores.

Dates: 1905-1970

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0733
Abstract

The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.

Dates: 1932-2019

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

 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 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

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0304
Abstract

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Dates: 1983-1997

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1960-1981

Leola Bergmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0237
Abstract

Scholar, writer and artist.

Dates: 1935-2004

Leona Call papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0161
Abstract

Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1886-1943

Lida Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0581
Abstract

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1917-2006

Lillian B. Lawler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0034
Abstract

Scholar at the State University of Iowa in 1923.

Dates: 1925-1968

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0665
Abstract

Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).

Dates: 1962-1984

Lois Baker Muehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0470
Abstract

University of Iowa rhetoric professor who published children's books and taught English as a second language at refugee camps in Thailand, Korea, and China.



Arrangement

Three works have been transferred to the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection: Trading Cultures in the Classroom, 1993; The Hidden Year of Devlin Bates, 1967; Worst Room in the School, 1961.

Dates: 1952-2006

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Mason, Kären 6
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 5
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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
White family 4
Coe College 3
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
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United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
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University of Wisconsin 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Ellsworth family 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Everett family 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Glandorf, Gil 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Hodne, Carol 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
Koob, Kathryn 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Marian Rees Associates (Firm) 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Muehl, Lois Baker 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
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