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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Jean Clark papers

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

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

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.

Arrangement Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.
Dates: 1965-1977

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Dates: 1980-1993

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Dates: 1958-1995

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

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
Dates: 1936-1995

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

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.
Dates: 1986-1994

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

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Dates: 1957-1996

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0014
Abstract Feminist activist organization records.
Dates: 1971-1987

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1974

Rosemary Sackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0230
Abstract Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.
Dates: 1960-1996

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Arrangement Personal, 1970-1996 and undated (boxes 1 and 2).

Professional, 1969-1995 and undated (boxes 2-44)
Dates: 1969-1996

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.
Dates: 1874-2006