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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

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

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

Paula Watts Brown papers

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

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

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.
Dates: 1962-2008