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Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
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.
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.
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.
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.
West Chester, Iowa resident who attended the State University of Iowa from 1954-1956.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Study club founded in 1887.
A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.