Records, 1971-1996. 3.33 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Iowa City chapter of professional women’s organization designed to offer leadership and networking opportunities.
ARTISTS IN ACTION (MUSCATINE, IOWA)
Records, 1974-1998. 7.5 linear feet.
Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.
ATHENS HISTORY CIRCLE (IOWA CITY, IOWA)
Records, 1902-1997. 9 linear inches.
Iowa City study club organized in 1897.
Records, 1903-2001, 9 linear inches.
Eastern Iowa women’s study and social club.
BEST EVER CLUB (PERCIVAL, IOWA)
Records, 1929-1994. 10 linear inches.
Percival, Iowa, women’s study club founded in 1922.
BOOK REVIEW CLUB (Manchester, Iowa)
Records, 1938-2007. 5 linear inches.
BOONE TOWNSHIP WOMEN’S CLUB (WRIGHT COUNTY, IOWA)
The club was organized in 1911 for “the social and intellectual benefit” of the ladies of Boone and the surrounding area.
BURLINGTON WOMEN’S CLUBS
Time capsule, 1896, 1946. 5 linear inches.
Summaries of the activities of the women’s organizations of Burlington, Iowa, placed in a time capsule in 1896 and 1946.
Records, 1883-1980. 1.5 linear feet.
Women’s study club founded in 1878 in Marion, Iowa.
Records, 1922-2009, 1.2 linear feet.
Rural social club formed near West Liberty, Iowa, in 1920.
Records, 1933-1983. 8 linear feet.
Records, 1963-1998. 9.25 linear inches.
Johnson County, Iowa Chapter of Church Women United.
Records, 1874-1996. 1 linear foot.
Women’s study group originated in 1874.
Records, 1898-1988 (bulk 1898-1973). 5 linear inches.
Walnut and Webster chapter records of this statewide social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen. Records include minutes, correspondence, photographs.
EMERSON STUDY CLUB (SIOUX CITY, IOWA)
Records, 1966-1997. 2.5 linear inches.
Women’s study club founded in Sioux Cityin 1892.
ENTRE NOUS (IOWA CITY, IOWA)
Records, 1914-1992. 1.1 linear feet.
Women’s drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.
Records, 1980-1993 (bulk 1991-1992). 7.5 linear inches and audiovisual materials.
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
EVER READY CLUB (BAXTER, IOWA)
FANCY WORK CIRCLE
Unprocessed records, 1923-1973.
Records, 1990-1998. 3 linear inches.
An organization advocating the prevention of farm-related childhood injuries, health risks and fatalities. Marilyn Adams organized Farm Safety 4 Just Kids after the death of her son in a farm accident.
Records, 1949-2002. 8 linear inches.
The records include notebooks for flower shows, a program planning book, and newspaper articles.
Records, 1957-1995. 1.25 linear feet.
The club organized in 1957 with the objectives of social enjoyment, community service and intellectual improvement.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP FARM BUREAU WOMEN (O’BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA)
Records, 1956-1993, 5 linear inches.
Farmwomen’s club organized in 1956 in O’Brien County, Iowa.
Records, 1923-1998. 1.65 linear feet.
Social club founded in 1923 where women heard presentations on food preservation, nutrition, sewing, and tailoring.
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORS CLUB (Deep River, Iowa)
Records, 1952-1992. 3 linear inches.
The club was organized in 1952 as a social and philanthropic forum for local women.
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORS CLUB (PERCIVAL, IOWA)
Records, 1935-1995. 7 linear inches.
Social club organized in April 1935 by farm wives living southeast of Percival, Iowa.
GREENE TOWNSHIP WOMEN’S CLUB (IOWA COUNTY, IOWA)
Records, 1959-1996, 3 linear inches.
Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.
HARTUPEE SOCIAL CLUB (WEST LIBERTY, IOWA)
Records, 1930-1995, 8 linear inches.
Social club organized in 1930 by rural women living near West Liberty, Iowa.
HELEN LEMME READING CLUB (IOWA CITY, IOWA)
Records, 1984-1998. 4 linear inches.
African-American reading club formed in 1984 by University of Iowa graduate students.
Records, 1996-1998. 1 linear inch.
Records, 1993-1995. 1.25 linear inches.
Program on feminism discussed by this book club in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Records, 1970-1975. 5 linear inches.
Organization that promotes standardized education and continuing education programs for nurses.
Records, 1979-2000. 3 linear feet.
Records, 1984-2003. 10 linear inches.
Brochures, reports, and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.
Records, 1916, 1972-1980 (bulk 1978-1980). 5.5 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
IOWA FEDERATION HOME
Pamphlet, 1929. 1 item.
Founded by the Iowa Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs in 1919 to house African-American female students at the University of Iowa.
Scrapbook, 1970-1988. 2 linear inches.
Organization founded in 1922 with the goal of supporting women’s rights in business, particularly through legislation that benefits working women.
Records, 1853-1978. 3 linear feet.
Records, 1904-1989. 83 linear feet.
Founded in 1904 to promote standardized nursing education; works for better working conditions and to improve the status of nurses.
Records, 1922- 1994. 2 linear feet. Local chapter of Iowa Nurses Association.
Records, 1985, 2 linear inches.
Newsletters of pacifist group Peace Links. Edited by Olive Wilson and based in Northwest Iowa towns of Paullina and Primghar.
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.
Records, 1933-1996. 2.7 linear feet.
Local affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.
Records, 1906-1941. 3 linear inches.
Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.
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 and audiovisual material.
Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa’s ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Records, 1981-1997. 1.25 linear feet.
Organization to promote the upward mobility of women in educational management.
Records, 1987-2002. 7.5 linear inches and audiovisual materials.
Iowa chapter of the Women in Natural Resources organization whose primary goal is to promote communication among all persons in natural resources.
Records, 1990-2003. 10 linear inches.
An organization established and run by women to provide funding and assistance to programs that expand and improve opportunities for women and girls in Iowa.
Records, 1980-1994. 10 linear inches.
Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975, the organization recognizes women from Iowa who have contributed their ideas, talents and skills to others.
Records, 1972-1997. 13 linear feet and audiovisual material and artifacts.
Organization that promotes the advancement of women in politics.
Records, 1984-1993. 2.5 linear inches and audiovisual material.
Organized in Iowa Cityin 1992 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.
Papers, 1922-1978. 4 linear inches.
Longstanding member of Fairfield, Iowa clubs including the Fancy Work Circle, the Good Cheer Society and the Lutheran Church Women’s Quilting Club.
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR CLUB (WILLIAMS, IOWA)
Records, 1926-1996. 5 linear inches.
Farm women’s club organized in 1926.
Records, 1920-1998. 77.5 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Non-partisan organization that informs voters and works for better government.
Records, 1920- . 12 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Records, 1936-1995. 8.25 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Records, 1948-1996. 3 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Records, 1943-2000. 5.25 linear feet.
Records, 1978-1993. 2.5 linear inches.
LOWELL CLUB (BOONE, IOWA)
Centennial commemorative history scrapbook, 1987. (1 volume) 2 linear inches.
Study club founded in 1887.
History, 1971-1998. 2 linear inches.
Organized in the 1920s as part of the Iowa State University Cooperative Extension, this committee splintered from the extension service in 1955 and became the largest political and corporate organization representing farmer interests in Iowa.
Records, 1899-1957. 5 linear inches.
Organization of Marion women’s clubs.
Records, 1902-1998. 1.25 linear feet.
Fremont County, Iowa women’s club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in1936.
MONDAY AFTERNOON CLUB (Ft. Madison, Iowa)
Records, 1900-2003. 3 linear feet.
Cultural women’s club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.
MONDAY CLUB (DECORAH, IOWA).
History, 1 linear inch.
“Women of Decorah, 1849-1925,” was a project of the Monday Club compiled between 1977 and 1981.
Records, 1998-2001, 1 linear inch.
Grassroots organization opposed to genetically modified organisms. Includes biographical information on executive director, Laura Ticciati, an activist with the Natural Law Party.
Records, 1930-1996. 3 linear inches.
Founded in 1929 to promote the knowledge and love of gardening.
Records, 1946-1994. 9.75 linear inches.
Study group organized in 1953 by Hazel Korneman to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.
Records, 1990-2001. 1.25 linear feet.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION. DES MOINES, IOWA CHAPTER
Scrapbook, 1961-1964. 1 linear inch (1 volume).
Chartered in 1963 to provide a forum in which women who are employed or own businesses in the construction industry can “exchange ideas and enjoy stimulating programs.”
Records, 1964-1995. 2.5 linear inches.
Iowa City branch of a national organization of women artists and writers.
Records, 1976-1997, 1.5 linear feet.
Quad Cities’ branch of a national organization of women artists and writers.
Records 1944-2000. 1linear foot. Waterloo-Cedar Rapids branch of a national organization of women artists and writers.
Records, 1973-1986. 7 linear inches.
Includes ERA campaign material.
Records, 1971-1987. 2.5 linear inches.
Records, 1973-1995. 1.25 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Local chapter of NOW organized in 1973.
Records, 1976-1989. 5 linear feet.
Records, 1977-1997. 6 linear feet.
Local chapter of the National Organization for Women founded in Iowa City in May 1978.
Records, 1947-1987. 11.5 linear inches.
Records, 1931-1999, 5 linear inches.
A social club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for woman to unite and discuss aspects of rural, farm, and family life.
Records, 1939-1974. 2.5 linear inches.
Women’s club organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to do needlework and handicrafts; disbanded in 1974.
Scrapbooks, 1952-1979. 1.25 linear feet (7 volumes).
Local 4-H chapter organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.
Records, 1989-1996, 1 linear inch.
Organization to promote the interests of farmwomen.
Records, 1976-1991, 2 linear inches.
Farm Bureau women’s club organized in 1976.
Scrapbooks, 1976-1992.5 linear inches.
Needlework club that formed in 1976 and disbanded in 1992.
Records, 1986-1995. 9 linear inches and audiovisual materials.
Association organized in 1986 to promote the professional growth of women in the law.
Records, 1974-1987, 8 linear inches.
Polk county branch of the National Women’s Caucus. Concerned with supporting candidates who promote women’s rights and women’s participation in the political process.
Records, 1932-1995, 5 linear inches. Rural women’s club dating from the early twentieth century.
Records, 1903-1998. 2.2 linear feet. Women’s club founded in Des Moines in January 1900.
Records, 1897-1996. 2.5 linear feet.
Women’s study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Records, 1960-1997. 1.25 linear feet.
Professional women’s service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.
RAPHAEL CLUB (IOWA CITY, IOWA).
Presentation about the traditions of the Raphael Club, 1996. (Digitized 2003).
Records, 1901-1994. 2.8 linear feet.
Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.
SEMPER FIDELIS CLUB (DAVENPORT).
Records, 1998-1999. 0.25 linear inches.
Includes an article about the history of the Iowa Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc, which the Semper Fidelis Club was affiliated with.
Records, 1909-1955. 1 linear foot.
Women’s study club organized in 1909 in Marion, Iowa.
Records, 1953-1985, 5 linear inches.
Johnson County, Iowa Farm Bureau women’s club that provided education and services organized around farm issues.
Records, 1938-1955. 1 linear inch.
Choral group which, in 1939, was invited to represent Iowa at the New York World’s Fair.
THERISTRIAI CLUB (MARION, IOWA)
Records,1871-2004.1.75 linear feet. Marion, Iowa, study club which was founded in 1867.
Records, 1912-1957. 1 linear inch.
Reading club organized in 1901.
TUESDAY NIGHTERS (Manchester, Iowa)
Records,1950-2006. 7 linear inches.
A club concerned primarily with philanthropic and social activities.
Records, 1984-1996. 10 linear inches.
Iowa affiliate of Networking Together, Inc., an organization for women of color.
Records, 1977-1995. 1.8 linear feet.
Group of female University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that sought solutions to problems including sexual harassment, homophobia, childcare, and sexual violence at the University.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS – LADIES AUXILIARY.
1 item, 1976.
“Fifty years of Growth and Service: Ladies Auxiliary to the Department of Iowa Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, 1929-1979.”
Collection, 1880-1995. 3.75 linear feet
Material relating to the Heart of Hawkeye Council of Campfire Girls, The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, and the Iowa Department of the Woman’s Relief Corps.
WEST LUCAS WOMEN’S CLUB (JOHNSON COUNTY)
Records, 1923-1976. 7.5 linear inches.
Social club for which was organized in 1920.
Records, 1918-1987, 10 linear inches.
Social and benevolent women’s club initially formed as a Red Cross sewing club during World War I.
Records, 1874-2006. 18.5 linear feet.
Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman’s suffrage.
Records, 1981-1998. 4 linear feet.
Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.
Records, 1972-1977. 5 linear inches.
Group formed as a more conservative version of the National Organization for Women with the goal of concentrating state resources on the problem of discrimination in educational institutions.
Listserv records, 1999.
Women, Food, and Agriculture Network is an organization of women that connects and amplifies the voice of women who have progressive approaches to agriculture across Iowa and the nation.
Records, 1962-1996. 1.75 linear feet.
Group which stressed active participation in rallies and demonstrations against war and nuclear testing.
Records, 1960-2001. 10 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Iowa City women’s center established in 1970 to serve the University of Iowa women and the Iowa City community.
Records, 1895-1995. 10 linear feet.
Local chapter affiliated with the National YWCA in 1896. Includes records of the Blue Triangle, the chapter’s African-American branch from 1919-1947.