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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
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

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

Barbara Fassbinder papers

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Identifier: IWA0410
Abstract

Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.

Dates: 1958-1998

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
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

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Connie McBurney papers

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Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

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Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract

Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.

Dates: 1981-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
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

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948-2004

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1920-2001

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

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Grinnell College 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
American Association of University Women 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Drake University 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Republican National Convention 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Patients Association 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Brain family 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chicago Housing Authority 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church Women United in Iowa 1
Cochrane, William, 1867-1941 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Collins, Susan 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network. District 1 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Estes, Simon 1
Fassbinder, Barbara, 1951-1994 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Gammack, Katy, 1941- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Grant, Christine, 1936- 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hansen, Robert 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Harris, Briana 1
Harris, Larry 1
Harvat, Emma, 1870-1949 1
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program 1
Health Planning Council of Central Iowa 1
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