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Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
Iowa City political activist.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.
High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.
Multi-client lobbyist, co-publisher of "Money and Politics Iowa," and an advocate for women's rights.
Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65