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Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection

Identifier: IWA1347
Scope and Contents The Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection consists of the recording and transcript of one oral history interview conducted with Wichtendahl by Kate Orazem in 2023. The collection also contains a business card and a button representing Wichtendahl's campaign promotional materials.In her oral history interview, Wichtendahl discusses the development of her political beliefs, campaigns, and her experiences as a city councilor for Hiawatha, Iowa. Municipal topics covered in the interview include the passage of a higher minimum wage for Linn County in 2017, zoning and housing development, and strategies Wichtendahl used to lower property taxes while maintaining service levels in her community. Wichtendahl also narrates her personal biography, including reflections on growing up trans in an Iowa Christian family, memories of political awakening, her coming-out process, her divorce, and parenthood. She provides her analysis of anti-trans legislation in Iowa in the 2020s and...
Dates: 2023

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

Identifier: IWA0053

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Ben F. Jensen Papers

Identifier: MsC0147

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

Beverly A. Hannon papers

Identifier: IWA0065

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

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

Identifier: IWA0400

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

Charles E. Pickett Papers

Identifier: msc0171

U.S. Representative from Iowa and attorney. Subject files relating to his Congressional career. Includes campaign materials, and files on conservation, tariffs, pensions, and other subjects.

Dates: 1903-1922

Christian William Ramseyer Papers

Identifier: MsC0132

Attorney, Congressman, and U.S. Court of Claims commissioner from Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, court records and opinions, and speeches.

Dates: 1904-1943; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Connie McBurney papers

Identifier: IWA0888

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

David T. Nelson Papers

Identifier: MsC0176

English professor and Republican Party official in Iowa. Correspondence and subject files relating to Republican party politics in Winneshiek County, Iowa.

Dates: 1948-1958

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

Identifier: IWA0602

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

Dates: 1981-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

Identifier: IWA0156

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

Dates: 1964-2007

Earl Elijah Papers

Identifier: MsC0244

State senator, farmer, and bank president. Primarily speeches about agriculture, with newspaper clippings, campaign literature, and correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1971

Ed Hoyt Campbell Papers

Identifier: MsC0175

Iowa state senator and U.S. Representative from Iowa . Office files, correspondence, speeches, and campaign material.

Dates: 1924-1933

Edward A. McDermott Papers

Identifier: MsC0241

Lawyer, co-chairman of Iowans for Kennedy (1960), and director of the Office of Emergency Planning, 1962-1965. Reports, speeches, press releases, subject files, and correspondence relating to his career in government service during the 1960s.

Dates: 1960-1965

Edward J. McManus Papers

Identifier: MsC0258

Iowa state senator, lieutenant governor of Iowa, Democratic candidate for governor of Iowa, delegate to Democratic National Convention, and U.S. District Court Judge for Northern District of Iowa. Correspondence, speeches, telegrams, campaign material, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, tape recordings, phonograph recordings, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1942-1964; Majority of material found within 1960-1969

Elaine Szymoniak papers

Identifier: IWA0166

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

Identifier: IWA0737

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0112

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Fred Schwengel Papers

Identifier: MsC0456

This collection is comprised of the papers of Iowa Representative Fred Schwengel.

Dates: 1940-1993; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Frederick Elliott Biermann Papers

Identifier: MsC0128

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, speeches, and campaign material relating to his years in the Congress.

Dates: 1932-1968

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