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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Dates: 1946-1996

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Dates: 1913-2005

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

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

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995

FlaGstone: A Publication of the FG Syndrome Family Alliance newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0610
Abstract The newsletter of the FG Syndrome Family Alliance, edited by two Iowa City women whose sons have FG syndrome.
Dates: 1998-

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0358
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Dates: 1964-1991

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Women's Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0269
Abstract Women's organization to fund and assist programs that create opportunities for women and girls in Iowa.
Dates: 1990-2003

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0174
Abstract Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.
Dates: 1975-2010

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Dates: 1931-1998

Joan Vander Naald Egenes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0332
Abstract Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
Dates: 1966-1997

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

June Parker Goldman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0227
Abstract Japanese-American woman who was a member of the Know Your Neighbor panel in Des Moines in the 1960s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1964

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.
Dates: 1977-1999

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1981-1990 10
Des Moines (Iowa) 10
African American women -- Iowa 9
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1971-1980 7
African American women 7
Iowa City (Iowa) 7
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1961-1970 5
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Women -- Societies and clubs 4
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Jewish women -- Iowa 3
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Names
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 7
Republican Party (Iowa) 7
Democratic Party (Iowa) 4
State University of Iowa 4
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 3
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Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Call, Leona, 1857-1943 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933- 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Crowl, Jennifer 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Eichacker, Lois H., 1932- 1
FG Syndrome Family Alliance 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Goldman, June Parker, 1925- 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Grinnell College 1
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Business Council 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Educational Division in National Defense 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa Women's Foundation 1
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