wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law
Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:
Clinton County Women's Political Caucus records
Local branch of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus.
Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records
Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.
Denise O'Brien papers
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dorothy Carpenter papers
Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dorothy Schramm papers
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Elaine Szymoniak papers
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Elizabeth Shaw papers
Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.
Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.
Emma Harvat papers
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
ERA Iowa 1992 records
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
Faith Knowler papers
Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Gertrude Cohen papers
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Gladys Nelson papers
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records
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.
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records
The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.
Iowa ERA Coalition records
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records
Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Iowa Women's Equality Campaign records
The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.
Iowa Women's Political Caucus records
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Jane Burleson papers
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Jane Christoffer Rubel papers
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.