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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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

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

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Dates: 1981-2009

Dorothy Carpenter papers

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

Elaine Szymoniak papers

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

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995; 1952-1995

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

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

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.
Dates: 1977-1999

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1960-1981

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 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

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.
Dates: 1986-1994

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

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990 (Boxes...
Dates: 1944-2005

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0032
Abstract Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.
Dates: 1972-1997