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Women--Iowa--Societies, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ames Garden Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0203
Scope and Content The collection (1935-2008) documents the activities and administration of the Ames Garden Club, District V of the Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Inc. The administrative records include annual reports, yearbooks, meeting minutes, attendance records, membership listings, financial reports, and newspaper clippings. The collection also contains information on the club's flower shows and award entries. Applications and entries for the Geraldine Dean World Gardening...
Dates: 1935-2008

Block Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Content This collection (1899-1930s, undated) includes a photograph album and some basic information on the relatives of Otto and Lottie (Kelling) Block. Portraits of family members included in the album are: John Kelling and his wife (parents of Lottie M. Kelling); Claus and Metta Block (parents of Otto Block); Otto and his brothers, Claus and Frank; George, John, and Jim Kelling (probably brothers of Lottie); Jim Block (Lottie’s brother) with his wife, Mabel, and their child. Many other portraits...
Dates: 1899-1930s, undated

Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Inc. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0209
Scope and Content This collection (1915-2010) contains records related to the activities, administration, and history of the Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Inc. The administrative records include meeting minutes, committee and officer reports, and annual reports. The collection also contains official publications and newsletters published by the organization. Records of the activities sponsored by the organization are also contained in this collection. Materials regarding the annual...
Dates: 1915-2010

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Women's Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Content This collection (1922-2006, undated) contains correspondence, handbooks (later called workbooks and then reference books), pamphlets, and conference materials documenting the committee’s goals and activities, including suggested approaches to improving and participating at the county level in education, library development, legislation, health care, and food production. Of special interest are records from the World War II era which illustrate the agricultural...
Dates: 1922-2006, undated

Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0060
Scope and Content

This collection (1928-2006) includes historian's books, secretary's books, and scrapbooks as well as correspondence regarding annual meetings and Guild projects, including Bridging the Generations. Among the correspondents is Joan Moore.

Dates: 1928-2006

Iowa Women’s Political Caucus collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0652
Abstract The Iowa Women's Political Caucus (IWPC) formed in 1973 in connection with the National Women's Political Caucus. IWPC members promoted and participated in activities that raised public awareness of political issues, including the Equal Rights Amendment, reproductive rights, education, labor and civil rights, and other gender-related concerns. The IWPC also devoted much attention to increasing the number of women in elected offices, lobbying elected officials in Iowa, endorsing candidates,...
Dates: 1973-2008, undated

Story County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030014058]
Identifier: MS-0657
Abstract The Story County Women's Political Caucus (SCWPC) was formed in 1974 as an affiliate of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus (IWPC). The non-partisan group's purpose was to mobilize the political power of women. SCWPC members promoted and participated in activities that raised public awareness of political issues, including the Equal Rights Amendment, reproductive rights, education, labor and civil rights, and other gender-related concerns. This collection contains materials relating to the...
Dates: 1974-1995, undated

Tuesday Club records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 20/2/2

Women's Helpful Birthday Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0201
Abstract The Women's Helpful Birthday Club was begun in Ames in 1904 by Rena Mather as a social club for the women in her neighborhood. The club was to meet in the homes of members on dates near their birthdays. In 1979 it was decided that the club would continue only as a social group without officers or dues, and eventually the club ceased to exist. This collection includes the constitution, bylaws, standing rules, news clippings, report, history, and ledgers of the Women's Helpful Birthday...
Dates: 1925-1979, undated