Women in public life
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories
Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Alpha Evans papers
Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.
Anita Crawford papers
Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Arlene Morris papers
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Barbara Flanagan papers
Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.
Barbara M. Calderon papers
Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Betty Jean Furgerson papers
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Beverly Everett papers
Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Chauncey Depew Club records
Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records
Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Dorothy Carpenter papers
Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dorothy Rubenstein papers
Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Edna Flesner papers
Biology teacher at Iowa City City High School from 1928 to 1967.
Edna Griffin papers
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Elaine Szymoniak papers
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers
University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers
Educator and Red Cross worker.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Emma Harvat papers
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Faith Knowler papers
Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.