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Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
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.
Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.
Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
University of Iowa rhetoric professor who published children's books and taught English as a second language at refugee camps in Thailand, Korea, and China.
Three works have been transferred to the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection: Trading Cultures in the Classroom, 1993; The Hidden Year of Devlin Bates, 1967; Worst Room in the School, 1961.
University of Iowa student who was active in the YWCA.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65