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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract

Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Dates: 1988-1993

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Bonnie J. Campbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0368
Abstract

Chair of Iowa's Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa's Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.

Dates: 1992-1999

Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0400
Abstract

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

Dates: 1978-1998

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Connie McBurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0888
Abstract

Journalist and 1996 congressional candidate.

Dates: 1996-2002

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract

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

Dates: 1981-2009

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract

Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.

Dates: 1979-1995

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

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

Dates: 1974-2004

ERA Iowa 1992 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0305
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1980-1993

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0175
Abstract

Legislative commission designed to study, protect, and advocate for the women of Iowa.

Dates: 1968-2013

Iowa Women Judges Project papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0630
Abstract

Oral history interviews with the 'pioneers' of Iowa's women jurists.

Dates: 1997-2000

Iowa Women's Equality Campaign records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0629
Abstract

The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.

Dates: 1975-1992

Iowa Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0019
Abstract

Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.

Dates: 1972-1999

Jane Christoffer Rubel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0346
Abstract

High school bascketball player who sued the Iowa Girl's High School Athletic Union to be allowed to play on the school team after becoming pregnant.

Dates: 1969-1993

Janis Torrence Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

Dates: 1976-1990

Johnie Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0563
Abstract

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

Dates: 1970-2006

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0138
Abstract

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.



Arrangement

"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).

Dates: 1984-1993

Kathleen Halloran Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0263
Abstract

Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.

Dates: 1977-1999

League of Women Voters, Sioux City records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0229
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Sioux City records date from 1978 to 1993 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings from the Sioux City Journal and the Des Moines Register chronicling local debates in the late 1970s about Sioux City's urban renewal and city government structure. Clippings on how other Iowa cities were handling these issues in their communities are included. The home rule charter folder includes the proposal submitted by the Sioux City Charter Commission to the mayor and city council, which called for re-structuring the city's government; among other things, the new charter would have given more power to the mayor. The proposed charter was hotly debated for several months and defeated in a narrow vote; the League opposed the charter. The urban renewal newspaper clippings describe conflicts over how to maintain a vital business sector, and an investigation into charges that a developer had misused...
Dates: 1978-1993

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1961-1970 1
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Black Hawk County (Iowa) 1
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Cedar Falls (Iowa) 1
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) 1
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Children of deaf parents 1
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Names
Democratic Party (Iowa) 5
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 5
Republican Party (Iowa) 5
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 4
Hammond, Johnie (1932-) 3
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University of Iowa 3
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 2
Harper, Patricia (1932-) 2
Iowa. General Assembly 2
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Teaford, Jane (1935-) 2
Torrence Laughlin, Janis, 1926-2014 (1926-2014) 2
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Campaign to Add Women to the Iowa Constitution 1
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933-2011 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Democratic Activist Women's Network 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Drake University 1
Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dubuque Packing Company 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
ERA Iowa 1992 1
Eaton, Linda 1
Estes, Simon 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Gentleman, Julia (1931-) 1
Goldsmith, Judith 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927-2015 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
Iowa Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 1
Iowa Business Council 1
Iowa Commission for Senior Citizens 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 1
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO 1
Iowa Girl's High School Athletic Union 1
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys 1
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System 1
Iowa State Association of Counties 1
Iowa State Bar Association 1
Iowa Women Judges Project 1
Iowa Women's Caucus Research and Education Center 1
Iowa Women's Equality Campaign 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 1
Iowa's Women Legislators Oral Histories (Project) 1
Iowa. Supreme Court 1
Johnson County ERA Coalition (Johnson County, Iowa) 1
Juilliard School 1
Koob, Kathryn 1
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 1
League of Women Voters of Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Sioux City, Iowa 1
Levin, Myrtilla F., 1938- 1
Lipsky, Joan (1919-2015) 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean (1929-) 1
Lonergan, Joyce, 1934- 1
Martin, Mona Kadel (1934-) 1
McBurney, Connie, 1940- 1
McElroy, Lillian M., 1917- 1
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Metz, Katheryn Clancy 1
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 1
Miller, Karla 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
Mullins, Sue B., 1936- 1
National Association of Counties 1
National Association of Women Judges (U.S.) 1
National Conference of State Legislatures 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization for Women. Iowa 1
National Organization for Women. Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 1
Neuman, Linda 1
Neuman, Linda Kinney, 1948- 1
O'Halloran, Mary T., 1943- 1
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 1
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