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Democratic Party (Iowa)

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Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 109 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

Audio recording, January 15, 2020

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

Dates: January 15, 2020

Audio recording, August 19, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Johnie Hammond about her legislative service, the women's legislative caucus and reasons for its discontinuation, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: August 19, 2020

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, October 31, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Doris Kelley about her legislative service, including work on municipal severance agreements and utilities, the merits of split government, and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: October 31, 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, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording 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

Audio recording, August 19, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Carl about her legislative service, the women's caucus in the Iowa legislature, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: August 19, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, December 5, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Swati Dandekar about her legislative service, facing racism as an Indian-American woman in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Molly Donahue about her legislative service, male attitudes towards women officeholders, and differences between the political parties in terms of gender roles.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, August 19, 2020

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

Dates: August 19, 2020

Audio recording, September 16, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Kay Chapman about her legislative service, gender roles in politics, and male attitudes toward women legislators.

Dates: September 16, 2019

Audio recording, September 16, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Elaine Baxter about her service as a legislator and secretary of state, male attitudes toward women in politics, and the strengths women bring to political office.

Dates: September 16, 2019

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Liz Bennett about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, being one of Iowa's first openly LGBTQ+ politicians, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, December 14, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Marcie Frevert about her legislative service, including difficulties she faced as a single mother and duties taken on disproportionately by women representatives.

Dates: December 14, 2019

Audio recording, October 31, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Deborah Berry about her experiences as an African-American woman in the Iowa legislature, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: October 31, 2019