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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

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

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

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

League of Women Voters of Cedar Rapids-Marion records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0635
Abstract The Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) played an active part in the civic life of the greater Cedar Rapids area.   During the period covered by this collection, the Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters focused on the problems of high school dropouts in the Cedar Rapids school system and the lack of affordable housing in the area.
Dates: 1937 - 2010

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter,...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
Dates: 1920-

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

League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.
Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
Dates: 1943-2000

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).
Dates: 1968-1999

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0658
Abstract Includes ERA campaign material.
Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.
Dates: 1973-1995

Polk County Women Attorneys records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0219
Abstract Association to promote the professional growth of women in the law.
Dates: 1986-1995

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

Women's Equity Action League (Iowa Division) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0696
Abstract Organization that promoted economic equity for women by focusing on educational, legal, and tax issues affecting women.
Dates: 1972-1977