League of Women Voters, Moorhead, Minnesota (S2683)

  • 1954-

    Historical Sketch

    The Moorhead League of Women Voters has existed since 1954. Its purpose has been to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government, and to take action on governmental measures and policies in the public interest. 

    Collection Description

    The records of the Moorhead League of Women Voters include meeting minutes, history, monthly bulletin, newsletters, by-laws and amendments, national and local correspondence, campaign material, and projects and studies conducted by the league. The minutes and monthly bulletins detail the agenda and the consensus of league studies and projects. Newspaper clippings from a scrapbook depict the concerns, projects, and activities of the Moorhead League. Also included in the records are the 50th anniversary story of the League of Women Voters (national) and the 25th anniversary celebration accompanied by slides and tape of the Moorhead League of Women Voters. Also included are local, state, and national campaign brochures.  

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Advocacy/Letter Writing
    • Annual Meeting 1981-
    • By-Laws and Amendments
    • Campaign Materials. 1988-2005 (See also Box 1A)
    • Candidate
      • Forums
      • Position Statements. 1990
       
    • Clay from the Ground Up - A Survey of Clay County, Minnesota. 1967
    • Correspondence
      • Moorhead League. 1960-77
      • National League of Women Voters. 1971, 1977-78
       
    • Country Nurse Project
      • Script. 1968
      • Slides. 1968 (See Box 3)
      • Tape. 1968 (See Box 3)
       
    • Crossroads Project
    • 50th Anniversary Story of League of Women Voters. 1969
    • Financial Records
    • Fundraising
    • Issues
      • Air Quality
      • Education
      • Gun Control
      • Hazardous Waste/Pesticides
      • Healthcare
      • Housing
      • Land Use
      • Local Picketing Ordinance
      • Recycling
      • Redistricting in Moorhead
      • Reproduction
      • Water
       
    • History. 1954-63
    • "In Pursuit of Equal Rights: Women in the Seventies."
    • Leadership Workshops
    • League Unit Organization. 1949-50, 1953
    • Letters to the Editor
    • Local
      • Agenda Items
      • Leader's Handbook. 1951
       
    • Meeting Minutes. 1954-96

    Box 1A

    • Campaign Materials. 2006-

    Box 2

    • Membership
      • Drive/Information
      • List. 1961-65, 1977, 1992-95
       
    • Miscellaneous
    • National
      • Organization for Women, Brochures
      • Program
       
    • Natural Resources Committee, Moorhead Pilot Recycling Program. 1991
    • Newsletters
      • Alliance
      • Bulletin. 1956-64
      • Committee Briefs
      • Era Report. 1978-81
      • LWV Minnesota
        • League Lines
        • Outlook
        • Voter
         
      • Moor-Head Lines. 1964-90
      • RRV Voter. 2003-
       
    • Promotional Materials/Press Releases
    • Publications and Reports - Impact on Issues 1990-92: Leaders Guide to National Program
      • League of Women Voters
        • Eastern Carver County, Patterns of Risk: Realities and Responses
        • Education Fund Reports
          • Changed Forever: LWV and the Equal Rights Amendment
          • The Constitution and the Court: Citizen’s Discussion Guide
          • Mr. Madison’s Constitution and the 21st Century: Citizen’s Discussion
          • Seeds of Tomorrow: Issues in Agricultural Research and Technology
          • Understanding the Budget Deficit: A Leader’s Guide
           
        • The National Voter
        • Minnesota
          • Healthcare for Minnesota’s Children: Investing in the Future
          • Pay Equity: A Monitoring Guide`
           
        • Minneapolis, Breaking the Cycle of Violence: A Focus on Primary Prevention Efforts.1990, revised 1995
         
       
    • Questionnaires for Candidate
      • Clay County Board of Commissioners. 1974, 1976  
      • Mayor and City Council. 1973, 1975, 1979, 1981
      • Moorhead School Board. 1972-74, 1976-81
      • Minnesota Legislature and United States Congress. 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978-79
       
    • Solid Waste Contest
    • Studies and Projects. 1958-80
    • 25th Anniversary of Moorhead League of Women Voters (See also Box 3)
    • Water Resources Task Force 

    Box 3

    • Country Nurse Project Slides and Tape. 1968
    • Newspaper Clippings
      • Miscellaneous. 1954-83
      • Redistricting of Moorhead. 1982
       
    • Photographs
    • 25th Anniversary Slides and Tape. 1980