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Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Black attorney, faculty and Associate Dean at the University of Iowa College of Law.
High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
The group formed in 1956 to help elect Democratic candidates.
Organized in 1973, members supported a number of feminist initiatives including economic equalty and the ERA.
Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.
Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Local branch of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus.
Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.