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Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

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

Connie McBurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

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

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract

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

Dates: 1936-1991

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

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

Dates: 1958-1995

Josephine Gruhn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0382
Abstract

Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-1992

Kim Landhuis papers

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Identifier: IWA0236
Abstract

Native of Vietnam who became a teacher, school board member, and 1994 candidate for the Iowa senate.

Dates: 1943-2004

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Mary Grefe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0186
Abstract

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

Mona Kadel Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract

Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.

Dates: 1992-2009

Opal Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0359
Abstract

Democrat, educator and clubwoman who served in the Iowa House of Representatives in the 1970s.

Dates: 1960-1998

Patricia Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0510
Abstract

Iowa State Representative and Senator who served in the legislature from 1987 to 2002.

Dates: 1986-2003

Vera Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0464
Abstract

Iowa farm woman who was elected to fill her husband's term in the Iowa Senate following his death in 1962.

Dates: 1914-1990

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O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
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