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High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.