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Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.
Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Cookbooks, newsletters, and other publications of the Radio Homemakers who broadcast over KMA and KFNF in southwest Iowa.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Award-winning actress of the stage and screen from Marshalltown, Iowa, who made her film debut in Woody Allen's Interior's.
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.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.