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Black Hawk County Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0734

Organized in 1973, members supported a number of feminist initiatives including economic equalty and the ERA.

Dates: 1973-1980

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

Identifier: IWA0400

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

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

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0529

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.

Dates: 1964-2003

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

Identifier: IWA0175

The records include publications, legislative correspondence and the Write Women Back into History essays of middle and high school students in Iowa.

Dates: 1977-2013

Iowa ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0011

Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1916-1981

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 Equality Campaign records

Identifier: IWA0629

The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.

Dates: 1975-1992

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

Identifier: IWA0019

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Joan Lipsky papers

Identifier: IWA0071

Iowa legislator and community activist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1880-2015

Joann Orr papers

Identifier: IWA0807

State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.

Dates: 1969-2017

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

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

Identifier: IWA0160

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

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

Identifier: IWA0307

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

Dates: 1933-1997

Margaret Anderson Papers

Identifier: IWA0001

Subject files, correspondence and clippings relating to women's rights.

Dates: 1973-1978

Minnette Doderer papers

Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990...
Dates: 1944-2005

National Organization for Women, Ames Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0658

Includes ERA campaign material.

Dates: 1973-1986

National Organization for Women, Des Moines Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0014

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1971-1987

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0223

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

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