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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994; 1920-1968

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Dates: 1935-1994

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1944-1995

Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Dates: 1968-2015

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Dates: 1949-1998

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Dates: 1954-1981

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract Ecumenical organization.
Dates: 1933-2018

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

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995; 1952-1995

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Dates: 1938-1995

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0529
Abstract The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Dates: 1964-2003; 1969-1976

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1916-1980; 1978-1980

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Dates: 1956-1998

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Dates: 1936-1991

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Dates: 1964-2003

Jeanne Bridenstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0187
Abstract First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.
Dates: 1962 - 2014