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Guide to the Women Aware, Inc. (Sioux City, Iowa) records

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1985-2004
Creator: Women Aware, Inc. (Sioux City, Iowa)
Extent: 2.50 linear inches.
Collection Number: IWA0727
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Women Aware, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Sioux City, Iowa, which was started in 1979. Its primary focus is on displaced homemakers and single parent homemakers, providing advocacy, education, information, counseling, referral and support.

Access: The papers are open for research.

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

Acquisition: The records (donor no. 1158) were donated by Women Aware, Inc. in 2007.

Preferred Citation: Women Aware, Inc. (Sioux City, Iowa) records, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Women Aware, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Sioux City, Iowa, which was started in 1979. Women Aware uses self-determination and self-help strategies to help its clients work toward emotional and economic stability. Its primary focus is on displaced homemakers and single parent homemakers, providing advocacy, education, information, counseling, referral and support. In 1984, Women Aware, Inc. began to hold an annual Women of Excellence award ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of Sioux City area women.

The records of Women Aware, Inc. date from 1985 to 2004 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The records contain documents relating to the organization, Women's Task Force, and the Women of Excellence award.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: Women Aware, Inc. - 1993-2004

  • Series 1: Women Aware, Inc. - 1993-2004
  • Box 1:
  • Women's Task Force - 1993-1996 and undated
  • Women's Task Force Surveys - 1994-1995 and undated
  • Women of Excellence, Award ceremony programs - 1989-2004
  • Organization and Women of Excellence information - 1985-2000 and undated