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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Christoffer Rubel papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1969-1993

Janet A Carl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1273
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1981 to 1987.

Dates: 1982 - 1987

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

Janis Torrence Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

Dates: 1976-1990

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2021

Jeanne Bridenstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0187
Abstract

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

Dates: 1962-2014

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Joan Lipsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0071
Abstract

Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1880-2015

Johnson County Democratic Women’s Club records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1045
Abstract

A cookbook put together by members of the Johnson County Democratic Women’s Club.

Dates: 1965

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0138
Abstract

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.



Arrangement

"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).

Dates: 1984-1993

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Judith Brodkey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0964
Abstract

Feminist and public health professional in Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1977-2016

Katherine Mull Falvey Zastrow papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0052
Abstract

State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.

Dates: 1927-1995

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

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract

Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.

Dates: 1977-1999

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

League of Women Voters, Cedar Rapids-Marion records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0635
Abstract

The Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) played an active part in the civic life of the greater Cedar Rapids area. During the period covered by this collection, the Cedar Rapids-Marion League of Women Voters focused on the problems of high school dropouts in the Cedar Rapids school system and the lack of affordable housing in the area.

Dates: 1937 - 2010

League of Women Voters, Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box 18) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters, Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract

Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.

Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters, Metropolitan Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract

This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.

Dates: 1936-1995