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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

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

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.

Arrangement Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.
Dates: 1965-1977

Emma Harvat papers

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

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Dates: 1980-1993

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

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Dates: 1938-1995

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 Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.
Dates: 1977-

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 Equality Campaign records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0629
Abstract The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.
Dates: 1975-1992

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

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

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

Jane Christoffer Rubel papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0346
Abstract High school bascketball player who sued the Iowa Girl's High School Athletic Union to be allowed to play on the school team after

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1971-1993

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Dates: 1936-1991

Janis Torrence-Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
Dates: 1976-1990

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

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

Jeanne Bridenstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0187
Abstract First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.
Dates: 1962 - 2014