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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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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

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

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Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1999

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

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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

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

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

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Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Dates: 1949-1998

Cecile Cooper papers

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Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Dates: 1964-1998

Charlene Conklin papers

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Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Dates: 1954-1981

Connie McBurney papers

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Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.
Dates: 1996-2002

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: 1964-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

Elaine Szymoniak papers

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Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

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

Emma Harvat papers

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

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

Gladys Nelson papers

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Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Dates: 1938-1995

Jane Burleson papers

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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

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

Janis Torrence-Laughlin papers

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Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.
Dates: 1976-1990

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Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
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Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
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Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
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Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collins, Susan 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
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Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Estes, Simon 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hansen, Robert 1
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Harris, Larry 1
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Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
Hoover Health Council (Iowa) 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
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Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
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