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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

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Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1999

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Dates: 1929-1996

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1984

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Dates: 1958-1995

Joann Orr papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0807
Abstract State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
Dates: 1969-2017

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

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Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Dates: 1975-2003

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1926-2002

Magdalen Meade papers

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Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

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Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).
Dates: 1968-1999

Mary Louise Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Dates: 1957-1996

Patricia Geadelmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0812
Abstract Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.
Dates: 1965-2006

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012

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Names
Democratic Party (Iowa) 4
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
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Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
Iowa's Women Legislators Oral Histories (Project) 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
Iowa. Supreme Court 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Koob, Kathryn 1
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 1
Lonergan, Joyce, 1934- 1
Malcolm Price Laboratory School 1
Mason, Kären 1
McElroy, Lillian M., 1917- 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 1
Metz, Katheryn Clancy 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mullins, Sue B., 1936- 1
National Association of Women Judges (U.S.) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Organization for Women 1
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