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wa00013/wa00013.6. Public Servants and Activists

 Record Group Term
Identifier: wa00013/wa00013.6

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

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

Dates: 1917-1991

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Bonnie J. Campbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0368
Abstract

Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.

Dates: 1992-1999

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract

Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.

Dates: 1949-1998

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

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

Dates: 1964-2007

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

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract

Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1936-1995

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Jane Christoffer Rubel papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0346
Abstract

High school bascketball player who sued the Iowa Girl's High School Athletic Union to be allowed to play on the school team after becoming pregnant.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF. One scrapbook, shelved with scrapbook collections.

Dates: 1971-1993

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Jeanne Bridenstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0187
Abstract

First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.

Dates: 1962-2014

Judith Brodkey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0964
Abstract

Feminist and anti-racist activist and public health professional in Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1977-2016

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

Kim Landhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997