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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.
Organized in 1973, members supported a number of feminist initiatives including economic equalty and the ERA.
Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.
Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.
Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Papers include photographs of 1995 suffrage parade and Iowa ERA rallies.
Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V339] shelved in videocassette collection.
Legislative commission designed to study, protect, and advocate for the women of Iowa.
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Commemorated the efforts of pioneer suffragists and the enfranchisement of women.
Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.
Established by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women in 1975 to recognize the contributions of Iowa women.
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Iowa, 1978-1981.
Iowa City political activist.
Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.