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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

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

Bonnie J. Campbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0368
Abstract Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.
Dates: 1992-1999

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

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

Elaine Szymoniak papers

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

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

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

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

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

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

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dates: 1951-1996

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

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

Margaret McDonald papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0033
Abstract Active in Republican Party and vice-chairman of the Iowa Republican Central Committee in 1970.
Dates: 1966-2002

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Dates: 1939-2000