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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

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

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Betty Mae Page correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1969-1996

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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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

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

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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

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Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Dates: 1954-1981

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract Ecumenical organization.
Dates: 1933-2018

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

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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

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Emma Harvat papers

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

Gertrude Cohen papers

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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

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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 ERA Coalition records

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Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1916-1981

Jane Burleson papers

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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

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

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American Association for the United Nations 2
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Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
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League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
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University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Brain family 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cochrane, William, 1867-1941 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collins, Susan 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Dayhoff, Arlene 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Durden, Betty 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Falvey, Lawrence A., 1901-1957 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Goetsch, Dorothy 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hansen, Robert 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
Hoover Health Council (Iowa) 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa Council of Republican Women 1
Iowa Court of Appeals 1
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