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Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

Identifier: IWA0400

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

Identifier: IWA0602

Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.

Dates: 1981-2009

Elaine Szymoniak papers

Identifier: IWA0166

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0112

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Iowa ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0011

Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1916-1981

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

Identifier: IWA0018

Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1972-1980

Iowa Women's Equality Campaign records

Identifier: IWA0629

The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.

Dates: 1975-1992

Janis Torrence-Laughlin papers

Identifier: IWA0125

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

Dates: 1976-1990

Johnie Hammond papers

Identifier: IWA0563

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

Dates: 1970-2006

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0138

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).

Dates: 1984-1993

Josephine Gruhn papers

Identifier: IWA0382

Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-1992

Katy Gammack papers

Identifier: IWA0749

Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.

Dates: 1976-2007

Maggie Tinsman Papers

Identifier: IWA0348

Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.

Dates: 1971-2015

Mary Louise Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0027

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

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0658

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

Patricia Harper papers

Identifier: IWA0510

Iowa State Representative and Senator who served in the legislature from 1987 to 2002.

Dates: 1986-2003

Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City records

Identifier: IWA0539

The Reproductive Rights Coalition of Iowa City (RRCIC) formed in January 1989 in response to Operation Rescue's attempt to shut down a local abortion clinic.

Dates: 1988-1991

Sonja Larsen papers

Identifier: IWA0439

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

Dates: 1977-1982

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