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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Jean Clark papers

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

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

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

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0018
Abstract Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1972-1980

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

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

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

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 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

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Dates: 1975-2003

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

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

Margaret Davis Collison papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0083
Abstract Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign of 1982.
Dates: 1937-1990

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

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

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

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