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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

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

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Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

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

Dates: 1917-1991

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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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

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

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

Dates: 1964-2007

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract

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

Dates: 1929-1996

Gertrude Cohen papers

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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

Janet Shipton papers

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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

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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

Joann Orr papers

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Identifier: IWA0807
Abstract

State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.

Dates: 1969-2017

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

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Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract

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 of Metropolitan Des Moines records

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Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract

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 of Muscatine records

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Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract

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

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

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

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

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Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1926-2002

Magdalen Meade papers

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Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Mary Jane Odell papers

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Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Louise Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Opal Miller papers

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Identifier: IWA0359
Abstract

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

Dates: 1960-1998

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

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University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
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American Association of University Women 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
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Collins, Susan 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
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Drake University 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
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Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Hoover Health Council (Iowa) 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Abortion Rights Activists League. Steering Committee 1
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Public Broadcasting Network 1
Iowa Women's Foundation 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
Iowa. Secretary of State 1
Johnson County Health Council (Iowa) 1
KRNT (Television station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994 1
LePort, Donna 1
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Lomas, Anna Cochrane, 1896-1991 1
Mason, Kären 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Miller, Opal, 1915- 1
Missouri Women's Network 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
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National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Gender Balance Project 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 1
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O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 1
O'Donovan, Joan 1
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Odell, John 1
Odell, Mary Jane, 1923-2010 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Radcliffe College 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division 1
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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
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Sheldon Jackson College (Sitka, Alaska) 1
Shipton, Ann 1
Shipton, Harold 1
Shipton, Janet, 1923- 1
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