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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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 Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Dates: 1972-1999

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

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract Feminist activist organization records.
Dates: 1977-1997

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 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