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wa00013/wa00013.6. Public Servants and Activists

 Record Group Term
Identifier: wa00013/wa00013.6

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract

Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.

Dates: 1942-2008

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0032
Abstract

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

Dates: 1971-2010

Patricia J. Pardun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0024
Abstract

State vice chair of the Republican Party in Iowa from 1967 to 1973.

Dates: 1956-1978

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract

Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.



Arrangement

Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of "Friendly Fire" and a hardcover copy of "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" are shelved in the printed works collection.

Dates: 1966-2010

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2013