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Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
First woman elected chairperson of the Jasper County Democratic Central Committee in 1972.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.
Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.
"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).
Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Democratic candidate for Iowa's fifth congressional district in 2004 and 2006.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.
Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.
Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.