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Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.
Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Cedar Rapids dance studio founded in 1951 by Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett.
Artist who attended the State University of Iowa and in 1924 became the first person to receive a masters degree in Painting and Art History.
Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
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.