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Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Sculptor and art teacher who traveled and studied sculpture across Europe and North America.
Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.
Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.