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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

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

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Dates: 1964-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Ernest Rodriguez papers

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Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

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Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Dates: 1956-1999

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

Maria Rundquist papers

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Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

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

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

Minnette Doderer papers

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Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990 (Boxes...
Dates: 1944-2005

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

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Identifier: IWA0032
Abstract Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.
Dates: 1971-2010

Naomi Schedl papers

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Identifier: IWA0548
Abstract Artist and professor in the Department of Home Economics at the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1966-2004

Patricia Herring papers

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Identifier: IWA0741
Abstract Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.
Dates: 1979-2008

Ruth Scharnau papers

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Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Dates: 1970-2013

Sue M. Reed papers

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Identifier: IWA0130
Abstract Republican Party activist and officer of Iowa and National Federations of Republican Women, 1950s-1970s.
Dates: 1934-1996

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