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Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.
Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.
"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).
Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.
High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
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.
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.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.