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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

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

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1999

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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

Barbara Fassbinder papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Dates: 1958-1998

Betty Jean Clark papers

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

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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

Betty M. Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0792
Abstract Congressional caseworker from 1967 until 2007.
Dates: 1973-2009

Betty Mae Page papers

 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

 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

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
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

Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0545
Abstract The group formed in 1956 to help elect Democratic candidates.
Dates: 1956-1977

Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0734
Abstract Organized in 1973, members supported a number of feminist initiatives including economic equalty and the ERA.
Dates: 1973-1980; 1973-1980

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

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0400
Abstract Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.
Dates: 1978-1998

Candace Packard Lambie papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0267
Abstract Officer in local and state chapters of the League of Women Voters and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1959-1991

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

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Dates: 1964-1998

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

Christine Grant papers

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

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Archives (groupings) 125
Women lawyers 111
Personal papers 92
Photographs 85
20th century 69
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Iowa 61
1971-1980 46
1981-1990 46
Speeches 43
2001-2010 42
Political campaigns 40
1991-2000 37
Cultural artifacts 37
Political participation 35
Administrative records 33
Legislators 31
Scrapbooks 31
Sound recordings 31
Women in public life 31
Women's rights 29
Des Moines (Iowa) 26
Women -- Societies and clubs 25
Video recordings 23
Correspondence 22
Equal rights amendments 22
Political candidates 20
Oral histories 18
Iowa City (Iowa) 17
Women 17
Political activists 15
Community activists 12
Feminism 12
Politicians 12
Teachers 12
Families 10
Feminists 10
Rural women 10
Women in agriculture 10
1961-1970 9
Abortion 9
African American women -- Iowa 9
Memoirs 9
Pacifism 9
African American women 8
Diaries 8
Equality before the law 8
Legislation 8
Local government 8
Peace 8
Sex discrimination against women 8
Community education 7
Jewish women -- Iowa 7
Teaching 7
Women -- Suffrage -- Iowa 7
Black Hawk County (Iowa) 6
Civic leaders 6
Civil rights workers 6
College students 6
Posters 6
Social workers 6
Volunteers 6
Autobiographies 5
Bisexuals 5
Caucus 5
Civil rights 5
Farmers 5
Gays 5
Government employees 5
Johnson County (Iowa) 5
Lawyers 5
Lesbians 5
Municipal government 5
Sexual minorities 5
Slides (photographs) 5
Transgender people 5
Washington (D.C.) 5
Women in education 5
Businesswomen 4
City council members 4
College teachers 4
Discrimination in employment 4
Jewish women 4
Law 4
Mayors 4
Nurses 4
Pacifists 4
Reproductive rights 4
Rural families 4
Sex role 4
Social service 4
Sports for girls 4
Sports for women 4
Volunteer workers in social service 4
Waterloo (Iowa) 4
Women in charitable work 4
Women in nonprofit organizations 4
Yearbooks 4
1951-1960 3
African Americans 3
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Language
English 87
 
Names
Democratic Party (Iowa) 19
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 19
Republican Party (Iowa) 19
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 12
League of Women Voters of Iowa 8
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University of Iowa 7
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
State University of Iowa 6
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 5
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 4
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
American Association of University Women 3
Grinnell College 3
Iowa. General Assembly 3
National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 2
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 2
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 2
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 2
Republican National Convention 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Torrence-Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Zastrow, Katherine Mull Falvey, 1904-1997 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 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
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) 1
Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brain family 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burger, Betty M., 1920-2007 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933- 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Catholic Interracial Council (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
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