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Alphabetical List of Collections: I-J

INGELS, CAROLINE (1914- )

Papers, 1937-1999. 1 linear inch.

Farm woman and volunteer from Fayette County, Iowa.

INGLESIDE CLUB (MOUNT VERNON, IOWA)

Records, 1993-1995. 1.25 linear inches.

Program on feminism discussed by this book club in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

INGRAM, FRANCES BARNES (1879-1950)

Papers, 1898-1996. 2.5 linear inches.

Monroe County, Iowa native.

IOWA CITIZENS LEAGUE FOR NURSING

See, Iowa League for Nursing.

IOWA CITY AREA CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CLUB

Records, 1967-2003. 1.25 linear feet.

IOWA CITY WOMEN’S PRESS

Records, 1973-1985. 2.25 linear feet.

Iowa City publisher and printer of lesbian and feminist books that existed from 1973 to 1985.

IOWA COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT

Records, 1979-2000. 3 linear feet.

IOWA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Records, 1984-2003. 1.75 linear feet.

The Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.

IOWA CORNETS

Records, 1978-1997 and undated. 1.5 linear inches.

Professional women’s basketball team that played in the Women’s Basketball League from 1978-1980.

IOWA E.R.A. COALITION

Records, 1916, 1972-1980 (bulk 1978-1980). 5.5 linear feet.

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

IOWA FEDERATION OF COLORED WOMEN’S CLUBS

Collection, 1929-2005. 1 linear inch.

Pamphlet (1929) concerning the Iowa Federation Home established in Iowa City in 1919 to house African American women students at the University of Iowa; research about the Home by Richard Breaux; and histories and convention booklets of the IFCWC’s successor, the Iowa Association of Colored Women’s Clubs.

IOWA FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS

Records, 1853-2006. 13 linear feet.

IOWA LEAGUE FOR NURSING

Records, 1952-2002. 5.5 linear feet and audiovisual materials.

IOWA NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN

See: National Organization for Women, Iowa.

IOWA NURSES ASSOCIATION

Records, 1904-1989. 83 linear feet.

Organization to promote standardized nursing education, better working conditions and to improve the status of nurses.

IOWA NURSES ASSOCIATION, FIFTH DISTRICT

Records, 1922-2000. 2.25 linear feet.

Local chapter of the Iowa Nurses Association.

IOWA PEACE LINKS

Records, 1985.  2 linear inches.

Newsletters of pacifist group Peace Links, based in the Northwest Iowa towns of Paullina and Primghar.

IOWA PORKETTES

Records, 1964-1994. 19.2 linear feet.

Women’s auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producer’s Association, founded in 1964. Merged with the men’s organization in 1992.

IOWA PRESS WOMEN, INC.

Records, 1933-2001. 4 linear feet.

Local affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.

IOWA RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE NEWS

1960-1978, 1.1 linear feet.

News Magazine of rural electric cooperatives serving Iowa and surrounding states.

IOWA SUFFRAGE MEMORIAL COMMISSION

Records, 1906-1941. 3 linear inches.

Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.

IOWA WOMAN ENDEAVORS, INC.

Records, 1979-1995. 7.2 linear feet.

Literary magazine founded in 1979 to promote the artistic works and opinions of women in the Midwest.

IOWA WOMEN AGAINST THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT

Records, 1972-1980. 2 linear inches.

Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa’s ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

IOWA WOMEN ARTISTS ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

Oral histories and transcripts.

Collection of 77 oral histories of Iowa women artists conducted by Jane Robinette in 1998-1999.

IOWA WOMEN IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Records, 1981-1997. 1.25 linear feet.

An organization to promote the upward mobility of women in educational management.

IOWA WOMEN IN NATURAL RESOURCES

Records, 1987-2007. 7.5 linear inches.

Iowa chapter of the national organization.

IOWA WOMEN JUDGES PROJECT

Papers, 1997-2000. 2 linear inches.

Oral history interviews with the “pioneers” of Iowa’s women jurists.

IOWA WOMEN’S EQUALITY CAMPAIGN

Records, 1975-1992. 2.5 linear inches.

The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.

IOWA WOMEN’S FOUNDATION

Records, 1990-2003. 10 linear inches.

Women’s organization to fund and assist programs that create opportunities for women and girls in Iowa.

IOWA WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

Records, 1975- . 2 linear feet.

Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.

IOWA WOMEN’S POLITICAL CAUCUS

Records, 1972-1999. 13.5 linear feet.

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

IRWIN, CONSTANCE FRICK (1913-1995)

Papers, 1918-1995. 12 linear feet.

Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.

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JACK, JILL (1957- )

Papers, 1967-2006 (bulk 1975-1983). 5 linear inches.

Iowa City political activist.

JACKSON, MARILYN E. (HARRIS)

Papers,1931-200. 5 linear inches.

Muscatine, Iowa, writer who taught writing to senior citizens.

JAMES, BARBARA

Oral history and associated papers. See: Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

JEAN JEW JUSTICE COMMITTEE

Records, 1982-1999. 2.5 linear inches and artifact.

The committee organized in 1990 to support Jean Jew in her sexual harrassment lawsuit against the University of Iowa.

JENS, ARLENE (1926- )

Papers, 1962-2006. 1.25 linear feet.

JOHNSON COUNTY ERA COALITION

Records, 1984-1993. 2.5 linear inches.

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.

JOHNSON, EDITH EDMUND (1893-1980)

Papers, 1922-2005. 4 linear inches.

Longstanding member of Fairfield, Iowa clubs including the Fancy Work Circle and the Good Cheer Society.

JOHNSON FAMILY

Papers, 1903-1925. 1 linear inch.

Letters exchanged among members of this Cresco, Iowa, family.

JOHNSON, HELEN I.

Papers and oral history. 0.5 linear inches.

See: Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

JOHNSON, LULU MERLE (1907-1995)

Papers, 1930-1995. 1 linear inch.

An African American woman from Gravity, Iowa, who earned an MA in 1930 and a PhD in1941 in American history from the State University of Iowa.

JOHNSON, MARGARET (1915- )

Papers, 1929-2001. 2 linear feet.

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

JOHNSON, RUTH ASHTON (1933- )

Papers, 1971-1994 (bulk 1971-1978). 10 linear inches.

Physical education teacher whose papers include records of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women and of the Association for Girls and Women in Sport.

JOHNSON, RUTH PITKANEN (1909-1992)

Papers, 1940s-1992 and undated. 5 linear inches.

Artist and educator from Finland who taught drawing theory at the University of Illinois.

JONES, GRACE MORRIS ALLEN (1876-1928)

Papers, 1927-1975 (bulk 1927-1928). 6 items (photocopies).

Burlington, Iowa born educator and wife of Dr. Laurence C. Jones, founder of Piney Woods Country Life School in Piney Woods, Mississippi.

JONES, LEAH A. (1965- )

Papers, 1983-1997. 7 items.

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.

JONES, VIRGINIA

Unprocessed papers.