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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

Identifier: IWA0176

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

Identifier: IWA0053

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Beverly A. Hannon papers

Identifier: IWA0065

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

Identifier: IWA0400

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

Connie McBurney papers

Identifier: IWA0888

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

Denise O'Brien papers

Identifier: IWA0156

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

Identifier: IWA0737

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

ERA Iowa 1992 records

Identifier: IWA0305

Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.

Dates: 1980-1993

Gertrude Cohen papers

Identifier: IWA0358

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.

Dates: 1964-1991

Iowa Women Against the Equal Rights Amendment records

Identifier: IWA0018

Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1972-1980

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0019

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Janet Shipton papers

Identifier: IWA0264

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

Identifier: IWA0351

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Joann Orr papers

Identifier: IWA0807

State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.

Dates: 1969-2017

Johnie Hammond papers

Identifier: IWA0563

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

Dates: 1970-2006

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0138

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).

Dates: 1984-1993

League of Women Voters, Johnson County records

Identifier: IWA0021

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.

Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters, Metropolitan Des Moines records

Identifier: IWA0243

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.

Dates: 1936-1995

League of Women Voters, Muscatine records

Identifier: IWA0636

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.

Dates: 1943-2000

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

Identifier: IWA0532

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

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