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Connie McBurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

Corliss Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA1365
Abstract

Des Moines civil rights activist, organizer, and teacher who co-chaired the Iowa delegation to the March on Washington in 1963.

Dates: 1934 - 2023

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract

Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.

Dates: 1981-2009

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 Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract

Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.

Dates: 1979-1995

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

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

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

Dates: 1974-2004

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 — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract

Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.



Arrangement

Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.

Dates: 1958-1977

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1920-2001

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract

Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.

Dates: 1980-1993

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.

Dates: 1964-1991

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

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

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract

Legislative commission designed to study, protect, and advocate for the women of Iowa.

Dates: 1968-2013

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract

Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1974-1981

Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0398
Abstract

Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.

Dates: 1906-1941

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0018
Abstract

Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1972-1980

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Names
Democratic Party (Iowa) 19
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 18
Republican Party (Iowa) 18
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 12
League of Women Voters of Iowa 8
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University of Iowa 7
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
State University of Iowa 6
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 5
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 4
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
Grinnell College 3
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 3
Iowa. General Assembly 3
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 3
National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 3
Ray, Robert D. (1928-2018) 3
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 3
Teaford, Jane (1935-) 3
Adams, Janet (1937-) 2
American Association for the United Nations 2
American Association of University Women 2
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 2
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 2
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 2
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927-2015 2
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 2
Harper, Patricia (1932-) 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 2
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Lipsky, Joan (1919-2015) 2
Martin, Mona Kadel (1934-) 2
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 2
Republican National Convention 2
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 2
Torrence Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 (1926-2014) 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Zastrow, Katherine Mull Falvey, 1904-1997 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 (1922-2007) 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Black Hawk County Democratic Women's Organization (Iowa) 1
Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus (Iowa) 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brain family 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne (1923-2019) 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Paula Watts, 1909-1974 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn, 1929- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933-2011 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Catholic Interracial Council (Davenport, Iowa) 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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