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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder 1: Series 1
Identifier: IWA0247

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1968

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

Identifier: IWA0529

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

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

Identifier: IWA0175

Legislative commission designed to study, protect, and advocate for the women of Iowa.

Dates: 1968-2013

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame records

Identifier: IWA0174

Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.

Dates: 1975-2010

Patricia Geadelmann papers

Identifier: IWA0812

Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.

Dates: 1965-2006

Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City records

Identifier: IWA0539

The Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City (RRCIC) formed in January 1989 in response to Operation Rescue's attempt to shut down a local abortion clinic.

Dates: 1988-1991

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

Identifier: IWA0005

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Dates: 1969-1998

Sue Follon papers

Identifier: IWA0813

Educational administrator and Executive Director of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women.

Dates: 1980-1998

The Way Up Leadership Conference records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1003

Iowa-based conference held annually since 1983 to promote women in higher education.

Dates: 1983-1994

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Archives (groupings) 9
Iowa 6
1981-1990 5
1991-2000 5
Personal papers 5
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Photographs 5
Sound recordings 5
20th century 4
Administrative records 4
Iowa City (Iowa) 4
Women -- Political activity 4
Women lawyers 4
Women's rights 4
2001-2010 3
Equal rights amendments 3
Sex discrimination against women 3
Speeches 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
Women in public life 3
1971-1980 2
Abortion 2
African American women -- Iowa 2
College administrators 2
Community activists 2
Cultural artifacts 2
Des Moines (Iowa) 2
Education, Higher 2
Sex role 2
Video recordings 2
Women 2
Women in higher education 2
1941-1950 1
1951-1960 1
1961-1970 1
2011-2020 1
African American women 1
Attorneys general 1
Awards 1
California 1
Career development 1
Caucus 1
Cedar Falls (Iowa) 1
Civil rights 1
College students 1
College teachers 1
Concentration camps 1
Conferences 1
Continuing education 1
Correspondence 1
Discrimination in employment 1
Educational leadership 1
Educators 1
Equality before the law 1
Families 1
Feminism 1
Feminists 1
Human rights workers 1
Japan 1
Japanese American women 1
Japanese Americans 1
Leadership 1
Mentoring in education 1
Minority women 1
No-fault divorce 1
Nurse administrators 1
Nurses 1
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree) 1
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Graduate) 1
Oral histories 1
Pay equity 1
Photograph albums 1
Physical education and training 1
Physical education teachers 1
Political activists 1
Political campaigns 1
Political participation 1
Poor women 1
Pro-choice movement 1
Public universities and colleges 1
Reproductive rights 1
Sex discrimination in higher education 1
Sex discrimination in sports 1
Sexual harassment 1
Teachers 1
Teaching 1
Universities and colleges 1
Women and War 1
Women in education 1
Women's studies 1
Working class women 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women 1
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