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wa00013. Women, Politics, and the Law

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00013

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract

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

Dates: 1970-2017

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Sister Maria Luisa "Molly" Muñoz papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1128
Abstract

Chicana nun, nurse, and activist that worked closely with migrant workers and families.

Dates: 1972 - 2006

Sonja Larsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0439
Abstract

Republican representative in the Iowa legislature who ran for mayor of Ottumwa in 1981.

Dates: 1977-1982

Sue M. Reed papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0130
Abstract

Republican Party activist and officer of Iowa and National Federations of Republican Women, 1950s-1970s.

Dates: 1934-1996

Thelma Carmichael papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0592
Abstract

An illustrated booklet promoting a playpen designed by Carmichael’s father.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1948

Vera Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0464
Abstract

Iowa farm woman who was elected to fill her husband's term in the Iowa Senate following his death in 1962.

Dates: 1914-1990

Vergene Donovan papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0232
Abstract

Spencer, Iowa, resident active in the Iowa Federation of Republican women.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1975-2012

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0751
Abstract

Organization dedicated to legislative and educational efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency and support woman's suffrage.

Dates: 1874-2006

Women's Equity Action League (Iowa Division) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0696
Abstract

Organization that promoted economic equity for women by focusing on educational, legal, and tax issues affecting women.

Dates: 1972-1977

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract

Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.

Dates: 1962-2008