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Beverly A. Hannon papers

 Collection
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

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Edna Griffin papers

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Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

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

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

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Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

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

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

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Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level 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. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

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Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2003

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

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

Margaret Davis Collison papers

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Identifier: IWA0083
Abstract

Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign of 1982.

Dates: 1937-1990

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

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Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

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

Mona Kadel Martin papers

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Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract

Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.

Dates: 1992-2009

National Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

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Identifier: IWA0223
Abstract

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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Brigance, Linda 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 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
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Grant, Christine, 1936- 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
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Grinnell College 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
Iowa Women's Foundation 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
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Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. Board of Regents 1
Iowa. Supreme Court 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
LePort, Donna 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
Martin, Mona Kadel, 1934- 1
Mason, Kären 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Miller, Karla 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
National Association of Women Judges (U.S.) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 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. Dubuque Chapter 1
National Organization for Women. Iowa 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 1
Neuman, Linda Kinney, 1948- 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
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O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Osanka, Frank 1
Peterson, Andrew 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Radcliffe College 1
Rape Victim Advocacy Program (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
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