IOWA WOMEN’S ARCHIVES

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES

IOWA CITY, IOWA

 

 

 

 

 

 

IOWA NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR

WOMEN

 

RECORDS, 1976-1989

5 linear feet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The records (donor no.14) were donated by Iowa National Organization for Women in 1990.

ACCESS:

The records» are open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa. 

PROCESSED BY:

Special Collections Staff, MsC 476 [IowaNOW.doc]

 

 

 

 

 

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Box no.   Description

 

Box 1

                                    Affirmative action, 1981-1987

AIDS, 1984-1986

Ames ordinance, 1986

Bork nomination, 1986

Bulk mail - postal permit and instructions, 1977-1986

Central dues collection, 1981-1985

Chapter and state newsletters, 1985-1988

Chapter assessment, 1981-1985

Chapter contact, telephone

Chapter development, 1980-1986

Chapter resources

                                                  “A Bill Becomes Law”

                                                   Board directors of non-profit

                                                   Brief bibliography

                                                                    Characteristics of a strong chapter

                                                   Choosing an action

                                                   Conflict resolution for NOW chapters

                                                   Developing job descriptions

                                                   80 ways to enhance your groups clout

                                                   General checklist for special events

                                                   Guidelines: letter action to abusive…

                                                   How to establish treasury records

                                                   How to prepare a budget

                                                   Iowa government--the three branches

                                                   Iowa NOW issue committee guidelines

                                                   Issues education

                                                   Leadership

                                                   Media

                                                   Membership and chapter development

                                                   Model chapter bylaw, 1978

                                                   NOW structure, 1983

                                                   Planning

                                                   Planning a retreat for chapter decision makers

                                                   Record keeping for chapters

Child care, 1985-1987

Child support, dissolution, 1987

Civil Rights Act, 1984-1985

Civil Rights Restoration Act, 1985-1987

Combating racism committee, 1979-1989

Comparable worth, 1983-1985

Concepts of employment discrimination

                                    Correspondence

                                                Media, 1982-1984

                                                National incoming:

                                                          1982-1984 (including letter from Charles E. Grassley)

                                                          1985-1988 (including letters from Tom Harkin)

                                  Undated

National outgoing, 1983-1985

Regional incoming:

                                    1982-1984

                                    1985-1988

State incoming, 1982-1987 (including letters from Berkley Bedell and Charles E. Grassley)

State outgoing, 1982-1986

                                    Craft, Christine, 1985

                                    Credit

                                    Displaced homemakers, 1979-1984

                                    Draft, military, 1980-1981

Emma Goldman Clinic-- letter harassment, Rock Island, Illinois, 1983-1985

                                    Employment, 1979-1985

                                    ERA, federal:

                                                Awareness week, 1981

 

           

 

Box 2

            ERA, federal (cont.)

                        Battle hyms

                        Boycott           

                        Congressional letters, 1982

                        Countdown:

                                    1981

                                    Misc., 1981-1982

                                    Press clips, 1981

 

                        Emergency, 1978

                        Equality walk, 1983

                        Extension

                                    1978

                                    1981-1982

                        Fundraising kit

                                    1982

                                    Letter, 1981-1982

                                    Misc., 1979

                        GOP action kit, 1982

                        Illinois, 1978-1982

                        Inaugural watch, 1981

                        Lobby kit, 1980

                        March

                                    1978

                                    1980

                        Media campaign, 1981-1982

                        Message brigade, 1981

                        Missionary project, 1981

                        Mobilization kit

                        Petitions and petition drive

                        Pro materials

                        Rally, 1976-1977

                        Recission

                                    Kit, 1979 (includes letter from Jean Lloyd Jones)

                                    Project, 1980

                        Religious action packet, 1978

                        Shoulder to shoulder project, 1976

                        Vigil kit, 1976

                        Walkathon kit, 1977-1981

            ERA Iowa

                        Antis, 1980

                        Coalition, 1978-1982

                        House joint resolution 12, 1978

                        Miscellaneous, 1979-1980

                        Pros, 1978-1980

                        Resource packet, 1979

            ERA 1983, introduced

            Executive board meetings, 1982-1986

 

 

 

 

 

Box 3

            Expenses, state coordinator, 1983

            Form

                        Chapter annual report form

                        Chapter contact sheet

                        Chapter convening authprization

                        Expense reimbursement

                        Issue committee quarterly report

                        Misc. change forms

                        NOW logo

                        Order, mailing labels

                        Publication order form

            Fulani, Lenora, presidential campaign, 1988

            Fundraising

            Gays and Lesbians of Ames, newsletter, 1983-1984

            Gay and Lesbian Resource Center, 1987

            Grassroots political organizing

            Illinois-Iowa NOW conference, 1987

            Impoverishment of women, 1983-1984

            Iowa City Iowa Rights Commission, 1983-1985

            Iowa gay and lesbian

                        Freedom Week, 1984-1987

                        Pride Week,  1983

            Iowa Network for Women

                        1986-1987

                        1988 and undated

 

            Iowa NOW

                        Agenda, 1984-1985

                        Budget, 1982-1985

                        Bylaws, 1984

                        Central dues collection report, 1982-1983

                        Lesbian Rights Committee, 1979-1983

                        Legislative taskforce, 1987

                        PAC, 1987-1988

Program book advertising campaign, 1986

State conference

            1984

            1985, press packet

            1986, registration

            Iowa Organization of Women for Agriculture, 1983-1985

            Iowa rural women committee, 1983-1985

            Kowalski, Sharon, 1988

            Labor movement, 1977-1981

            Legislative lobbying

            Lesbian and gay, brochures and information

            Lesbian rural experience, 1983

            Maps

            March on Washington for gay and lesbian rights, 1987

            Media

                        1981-1986

                        Correspondence, 1983

                        How to, 1981-1985

                        Resources, contact list

            Membership processing

            Membership services, 1983-1986

            Men’s feminist organizations, 1985

            Mileage reimbursement, 1980-1981

            Military budget, 1983-1984

            Minnesota Women’s Consortium, 1985-1987

            Nairobi Conference, 1985

            National board meetings

                        Minutes

1982-1985

                                    1986-1988

                        Reports, 1984-1987

            National current contact sheet, 1983-1985

            National issues committees, 1981-1983

 

Box 4

            National NOW

                        Financial report, 1985

                        History, 1984

            NOW

                        Legal defense and education fund, 1978-1985

                        Lesbian rights conference, 1984

                        Midwest regional conference, 1986

                        National bylaws, 1980-1981

                        National conference

                                    1983

                                    1984

                                    1985

                                    1986                           

                                    1987

                                    1988

New Jersey project, 1984-1985

Product line catalog and other catalogs

Twentieth anniversary

National updates

            1983-1987

            Lesbian rights, 1983-1985

Organizing and advocacy in rural America, 1986

Parental leave, 1984-1987

Parliamentary procedure

Pay equity, 1982-1987

Peace actions/organizations, 1983-1985

Phone bank information

Precinct caucuses resolutions, 1988

Press releases, 1983-1985

Provisional charter approval

Regional current contact sheet, 1983-1985

Rehnquist nomination, 1986

Rural action and organizations, 1983-1985

Rural women publications, 1983-1984

Sex discrimination

            Early childhood development

            Education

                        1980-1986

Sex discrimination (cont.)

            Education (cont.)

                        Iowa Department of Instruction, 1985

                        National Updates, 1984

                        PEER, 1979-1983

                        Title IX, 1984

            Insurance, media, 1983

            Iowa, Fifty States Project, 1984

            Iowa insurance workshop, 1983

            Language, 1981

            National updates, insurance, 1982-1984

            Non-discrimination in insurance, 1982-1984

            Box 5

                        Sexual harassment, 1981-1983

                        Social security, 1979-1982

                        State by state guide to women’s legal rights, 1986

                        State coordinators caucus, 1986-1988

                        State council meetings

                                    Agendas/minutes, 1982-1987

                                    Preparation, 1982-1987

                        State presidents, coordinators meeting, 1987

                        State projects

                                    Leadership development, 1984

                                    Proposal to national, 1982-1984

                                    Skills conference, 1983

                        State updates, 1982-1987

                        Statistics and polls, 1984

                        Supreme Court, 1981

                        Theory and philosophy of feminism

                        Treasurer reports, 1983-1986

                        Unemployment

 

            Box 6

                        United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1982-1983

                        Volunteerism

                        War and peace in Iowa, 1981-1982

                        Women and insurance press packet, 1983

                        Women’s history, 1985

Yard Molly, appearance at the University of Iowa, 1988