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wa00013/wa00013.6. Public Servants and Activists

 Record Group Term
Identifier: wa00013/wa00013.6

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Dates: 1940-2001; 1940-1977

Kim Landhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.
Dates: 1943-2004

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Dates: 1975-2003

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.

Arrangement 1997 ACCESSION Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION Boxes 42-65
Dates: 1931-2007; 1975-2000

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1926-2002

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Dates: 1942-2008

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Dates: 1936-2002

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of Friendly Fire and a hardcover copy of Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir are shelved in the printed works collection.
Dates: 1968-2010

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Dates: 1970-2013

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012