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Political campaigns

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Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Previous term: Electoral politics

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection

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Identifier: IWA1347
Scope and Contents The Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection consists of the recording and transcript of one oral history interview conducted with Wichtendahl by Kate Orazem in 2023. The collection also contains a business card and a button representing Wichtendahl's campaign promotional materials.In her oral history interview, Wichtendahl discusses the development of her political beliefs, campaigns, and her experiences as a city councilor for Hiawatha, Iowa. Municipal topics covered in the interview include the passage of a higher minimum wage for Linn County in 2017, zoning and housing development, and strategies Wichtendahl used to lower property taxes while maintaining service levels in her community. Wichtendahl also narrates her personal biography, including reflections on growing up trans in an Iowa Christian family, memories of political awakening, her coming-out process, her divorce, and parenthood. She provides her analysis of anti-trans legislation in Iowa in the 2020s and...
Dates: 2023

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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Identifier: IWA0053
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Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Audio recording, October 31, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Patricia Harper about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: October 31, 2019

Audio recording, August 21, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Julia Gentleman about her legislative service, including her role in revising the Iowa criminal code and proposing comparable worth legislation, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Audio recording, February 18, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Jennifer Konfrst about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics, including a brief discussion of the need for legislation allowing women to use campaign funds for child care.

Dates: February 18, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Monica Kurth about her legislative service, the role of gender in politics, and advice for women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, October 21, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Mona Martin about her legislative service (including her roles in the "drive-by delivery" ban, the 1998 Iowa ERA, and mandating insurance coverage for contraceptive care), her campaigns, and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: October 21, 2019

Audio recording, August 21, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Metcalf about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Kirsten Running-Marquardt about her legislative service, including her role in broadening school nurses' authorization to treat allergic reactions, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Ben F. Jensen Papers

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Identifier: MsC0147
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U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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Identifier: IWA0065
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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

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

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Identifier: IWA0400
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Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

Charles E. Pickett Papers

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Identifier: msc0171
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U.S. Representative from Iowa and attorney. Subject files relating to his Congressional career. Includes campaign materials, and files on conservation, tariffs, pensions, and other subjects.

Dates: 1903-1922

Christian William Ramseyer Papers

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Identifier: MsC0132
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Attorney, Congressman, and U.S. Court of Claims commissioner from Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, court records and opinions, and speeches.

Dates: 1904-1943; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Connie McBurney papers

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Identifier: IWA0888
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Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

David T. Nelson Papers

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Identifier: MsC0176
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English professor and Republican Party official in Iowa. Correspondence and subject files relating to Republican party politics in Winneshiek County, Iowa.

Dates: 1948-1958

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

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Identifier: IWA0602
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Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.

Dates: 1981-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
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Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Earl Elijah Papers

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Identifier: MsC0244
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State senator, farmer, and bank president. Primarily speeches about agriculture, with newspaper clippings, campaign literature, and correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1971