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Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Coffin papers

Identifier: IWA0045

City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2006

Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281

Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1969-1996

Brine, Pelton and Thompson V. The University of Iowa records

Identifier: IWA0495

Materials relate to the suit filed by 3 dental hygiene faculty members charging that the scheduled closing of the University of Iowa Dental Hygiene Program was discriminatory.


Appeal Documents, 1995-1996 (Boxes 19-20)

Background Information, 1985-1995 (Boxes 20-24, 27)

Defendant Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 6-10)

Formal Documents, 1991-1995 (Boxes 1-3)

Letters of Support, 1991-1995 (Boxes 25-26)

Newspaper Clippings, 1991-1996 (Box 26)

Plaintiff Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 11-19, 27)

Trial Transcripts, 1995 (Boxes 3-6)

Unidentified Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 10-11)

Dates: 1985-1996

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0529

The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.

Dates: 1964-2003

Iowa Women Judges Project papers

Identifier: IWA0630

Oral history interviews with the 'pioneers' of Iowa's women jurists.

Dates: 1997-2000

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0019

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Jean Jew Justice Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0444

The committee organized in 1990 to support Jean Jew in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1982-1999

Jean Kern papers

Identifier: IWA0631

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Jo Rabenold papers

Identifier: IWA0191

Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1965-1983

Lolly Eggers papers

Identifier: IWA0806

Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.

Dates: 1963-1994

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

Identifier: IWA0160

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.


1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0017

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Norma Peg Burke papers

Identifier: IWA0164
Abstract Physical education professor at the University of Iowa and past president of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women, 1976-1977. Arrangement Abbreviation list: AAPHER: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation AAU: Amateur Athletic Union ABAUSA: Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America AIAW: Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women HEW: Health Education and Welfare department (Now Health and Human Services) ISPEDS: International Sports and Physical Education Data System IWPS: International Women's Professional Softball NAGWS: National Association for Girls and Women in Sport NAIA: National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics NAPECW: National Association for Physical Education of College Women NASPE: National Association for Sport and Physical Education NCAA: National...
Dates: 1965-1995

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

Identifier: IWA0046

15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.

Dates: 1968-2005

Patricia Geadelmann papers

Identifier: IWA0812

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

Dates: 1965-2006

Phylliss Henry papers

Identifier: IWA0044

First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.

Dates: 1971-2004

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

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

Dates: 1970-2017

Women Against Racism Committee (Iowa City, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0364

Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1981-1998

Women's Equity Action League (Iowa Division) records

Identifier: IWA0696

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

Dates: 1972-1977

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Grinnell College 1
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International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa City Human Relations Commission (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
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Johnson County Council on the Status of Women (Iowa) 1
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League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
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Lewis, Edwin C. 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 1
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Malcolm Price Laboratory School 1
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Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 1
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National Collegiate Athletic Association 1
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National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 1
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National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 1
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Ockenfels-Jordahl, Cathy, 1959- 1
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Palmer, Dorothy, 1919- 1
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 1
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Peterson, Dana 1
Pollock, Joanne M., 1959- 1
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Smith, Charlie 1
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