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Johnson County (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Janette Ryan-Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0675
Abstract

Organic farmer and activist from Johnson County, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-2006

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0138
Abstract

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.



Arrangement

"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).

Dates: 1984-1993

League of Women Voters, Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract

Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.

Dates: 1920-2009

Lolly Eggers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0806
Abstract

Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.

Dates: 1963-1994

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 G. Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0310
Abstract

Librarian and author of columns in the Iowa City Press Citizen.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1995-1997

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Papers of Joe Bolkcom

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1217
Abstract

Papers related to Joe Bolkcom (Senator) and his various roles in local and state offices.

Dates: 1989-2022

Patricia Herring papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0741
Abstract

Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Dates: 1979-2008

Sharon Township Farm Bureau Women's Club (Johnson County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0452
Abstract

Farm Bureau women's club that provided education and services organized around farm issues.

Dates: 1953-1985

Transcript, January 14, 2020

 Item
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Vicki Lensing about her legislative service, the role of gender in politics, and advice for women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Transcript, September 14, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Jean Lloyd-Jones about her legislative service (including her role in saving the Rock Island Line), the women's caucus in the Iowa legislature, and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: September 14, 2019

Transcript, December 5, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Amy Nielsen about her legislative service, including her role in authorizing e-notary services in Iowa, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Transcript, December 5, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Mary Mascher about her legislative service, the role of gender in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Transcript, January 12, 2023

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Christina Bohannan on a variety of topics, including: her upbringing and experiences as a first-generation college student; her involvement with the University of Iowa Faculty Senate and its vote of no confidence in president Bruce Harreld; her campaign against an incumbent Democrat for the Iowa legislator; her legislative service; and strengths women bring to political office.

Dates: January 12, 2023

Transcript, August 19, 2020

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of a tribute to Iowa state legislator Minnette Doderer, composed and read by her friend and fellow legislator Johnie Hammond; summarizes Doderer's personal biography, community service, and political career. Topics include the women's legislative caucus, reapportionment, and sexism against women in politics.

Dates: August 19, 2020

Transcript, September 14, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Sally Stutsman about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: September 14, 2019

Transcript, September 14, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of a tribute to Iowa state legislator Minnette Doderer, composed and read by her friend and fellow legislator Jean Lloyd-Jones; summarizes Doderer's personal biography, community service, and political career.

Dates: September 14, 2019

Transcript, August 19, 2020

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of a tribute to Iowa state legislator JoAnn Orr composed and read by her friend and fellow legislator Janet Carl; summarizes Orr's personal biography, community service, and political career.

Dates: August 19, 2020

V Fixmer-Oraiz oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1353
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one oral history interview with V Fixmer-Oraiz conducted in 2023. In the interview, Fixmer-Oraiz discusses their childhood, including growing up in a military family, living in Panama in 1989 during the US invasion, and coming out as gay in high school and the role played in their life by a supportive coach and teacher. The interview covers Fixmer-Oraiz’s educational path, including their experiences researching in the Philippines as a Fulbright scholar and a biracial Filipino American person. They discuss their urban planning career, with reference to Iowa water quality issues and the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm project. Fixmer-Oraiz also discusses their campaign and service as a Johnson County supervisor, including conflict between county and state-level regulations and their attempts to support LGBTQ+ rights at the county level, as well as how their identity as a nonbinary trans person affected their campaign. Fixmer-Oraiz discusses political...
Dates: 2023