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Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.
Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Farmwoman, writer, and community volunteer near Mt. Vernon, Iowa.
First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.
Nurse Jeanne Jones Cook grew up in Iowa and Colorado. She completed her training with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945.
Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
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.
Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Adel, Iowa native who was an accomplished high school athlete in the 1970s.
State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
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.