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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

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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

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

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

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

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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

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

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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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

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

Margaret Davis Collison papers

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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

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.
Dates: 1986-1994

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

 Collection
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

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
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

Mona Kadel Martin papers

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Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.
Dates: 1992-2009

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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 6
Republican Party (Iowa) 6
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American Association of University Women 2
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
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Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Grinnell College 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
State University of Iowa 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
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 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
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
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 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
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 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
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 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 Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 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
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 1
LePort, Donna 1
Levin, Myrtilla F., 1938- 1
Lewis, Thelma B., 1904-1988 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 1
Lonergan, Joyce, 1934- 1
Loyal Temperance League 1
Marshall Plan 1
Martin, Mona Kadel, 1934- 1
McElroy, Lillian M., 1917- 1
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 1
Metz, Katheryn Clancy 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
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