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Abbie Romey papers

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Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Archie L. Greene papers

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Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Betty Jean Clark papers

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

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

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Dates: 1952-2009

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Dates: 1850-1994

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

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Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1920-2002

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

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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

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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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

Lileah Harris papers

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Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Dates: 1961-2014

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

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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

Lolly Eggers papers

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Identifier: IWA0806
Abstract Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.
Dates: 1963-1994

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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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

Louise Goldman papers

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

Margaret Johnson papers

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Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Dates: 1929-2001

Marjorie Elizabeth Lyford papers

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Identifier: IWA0051
Abstract Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Dates: 1865-2002

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

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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 Petersen Papers

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Identifier: IWA0309
Abstract Member and president of Iowa State Board of Regents.
Dates: 1947-1996

Mary Louise Smith papers

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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

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Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Johnson County Council on the Status of Women (Iowa) 1
Johnson County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Johnson, Margaret, 1915- 1
Kansas City National Training School for Deaconesses and Missionaries 1
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 1
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LePort, Donna 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
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