wa00013/wa00013.6. Public Servants and Activists
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
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.
Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.
Feminist and public health professional in Portland, Oregon.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.