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Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Dorothy Carpenter papers

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Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract

Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.

Dates: 1979-1995

Jane Burleson papers

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Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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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

Kim Landhuis papers

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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 of Iowa records

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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...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

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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 of 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

League of Women Voters of Mount Vernon-Lisbon records

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Identifier: IWA0205
Abstract

The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1948-1996

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

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Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-2000

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

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Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

Mary Grefe papers

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Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

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Identifier: IWA0658
Abstract

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

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Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

Patricia Geadelmann papers

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Identifier: IWA0812
Abstract

Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.

Dates: 1965-2006

Polk County Women Attorneys records

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Identifier: IWA0219
Abstract

Association to promote the professional growth of women in the law.

Dates: 1986-1995

Roberta Till-Retz papers

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Identifier: IWA0802
Abstract

Research and educational materials of activist and labor educator Roberta Till-Retz.

Dates: 1970-2006

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

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Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract

Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.

Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

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Dubuque Packing Company 1
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League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
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National Advisory Council on Adult Education (U.S.) 1
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National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 1
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
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Unesco Conference on Adult Education 1
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