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Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
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

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract

Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.

Dates: 1935-1994

Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

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

Bonnie J. Campbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0368
Abstract

Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.

Dates: 1992-1999

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract

Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.

Dates: 1949-1998

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
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

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0529
Abstract

The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.

Dates: 1964-2003

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2014

Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0431
Abstract

A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1890-1943

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

Johnie Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0563
Abstract

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

Dates: 1970-2006

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

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Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brown, Ralph 1
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Bush, George, 1924- 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
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Des Moines Art Center 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dubuque Packing Company 1
Durden, Betty 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
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Goetsch, Dorothy 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 1
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Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
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Harris, Larry 1
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Council for Adult Education 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Court of Appeals 1
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John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
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League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Lewis, Edwin C. 1
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