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Women -- Political activity

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract Ecumenical organization.
Dates: 1933-2018

Clinton County Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0556
Abstract Local branch of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus.
Dates: 1973-1977

Connie McBurney

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Dates: 1996-2002

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Dates: 1981-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1984

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.

Arrangement Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.
Dates: 1965-1977

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Dates: 1980-1993

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Dates: 1938-1995

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

 Collection
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

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.
Dates: 1977-

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Dates: 1916-1980; 1978-1980

Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0398
Abstract Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.
Dates: circa 1906-1941