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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

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Beverly Everett papers

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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

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

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

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

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

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

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

Jane Burleson papers

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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

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

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

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

Josephine Gruhn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0382
Abstract Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Dates: 1982-1992

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.
Dates: 1977-1999

Lena Belle Bock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0118
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1960-1981

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.

Arrangement 1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0131
Abstract 1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.
Dates: 1936-2008

Margaret Davis Collison papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0083
Abstract Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign of 1982.
Dates: 1937-1990

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African American women -- Iowa 5
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Jewish women -- Iowa 4
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1961-1970 3
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Names
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 8
Republican Party (Iowa) 7
Democratic Party (Iowa) 6
State University of Iowa 3
American Association of University Women 2
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Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Grinnell College 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933- 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 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
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Business Council 1
Iowa Commission for Senior Citizens 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Women's Committee 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa's Women Legislators Oral Histories (Project) 1
Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. Board of Regents 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kuehl, Curt 1
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