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Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
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.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Iowa City political activist.
Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.
Democratic candidate for Iowa's fifth congressional district in 2004 and 2006.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
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.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.