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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

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

 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

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

Charlene Conklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0004
Abstract

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

Dates: 1954-1981

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

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: 1964-2007

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

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

 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

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
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

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2014

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

 Collection
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

Joann Orr papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0807
Abstract

State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.

Dates: 1969-2017

Joyce Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0665
Abstract

Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dates: 1951-1996

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

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Democratic Party (Iowa) 8
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State University of Iowa 4
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American Association for the United Nations 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Patients Association 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
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Brain family 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 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
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Art Center 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 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
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hansen, Robert 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
Hoover Health Council (Iowa) 1
Hutchison, Sherry 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
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Court of Appeals 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Farmers Union 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Peace Institute 1
Iowa Public Broadcasting Network 1
Iowa Women's Foundation 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. Board of Regents 1
Iowa. Secretary of State 1
Jensen, Dorothy 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
Johnson County Health Council (Iowa) 1
KRNT (Television station : Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Kazina, Ben 1
Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994 1
Landhuis, Kim, 1943- 1
Laughlin, Ruth, 1954-1986 1
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