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Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.
Social worker and civil rights activist from Osage, Iowa.
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
On April 25, 2004, pro-choice activists went to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Women's Lives, a protest against the pro-life policies of President George W. Bush's administration.
Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
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.
Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
University of Iowa librarian who moved to Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement.
Three folders, shelved in SCVF.
Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
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.
Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.