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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

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Dates: 1946-1996

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

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

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.
Dates: 1913-2005

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.
Dates: 1979-1995

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Dates: 1974-2004

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract Educator and Red Cross worker.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.
Dates: 1936-1995

FlaGstone: A Publication of the FG Syndrome Family Alliance newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0610
Abstract The newsletter of the FG Syndrome Family Alliance, edited by two Iowa City women whose sons have FG syndrome.
Dates: 1998-

Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0481
Abstract The records include notebooks for flower shows, a program planning book, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1950-2004

Gertrude Cohen papers

 Collection
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

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0552
Abstract IowaCASA's services included securing funding for Iowa's sexual assault centers, resource development, public education initiatives on child sexual abuse, anti-pornography work, and self-defense training. After 1997 IowaCasa expanded to include work on public policy.
Dates: 1979-2000

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2001-2010 14
1981-1990 13
Des Moines (Iowa) 13
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African American women -- Iowa 10
Iowa City (Iowa) 10
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Rural women 9
Women in agriculture 9
1971-1980 8
African American women 8
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Women -- Societies and clubs 6
1961-1970 5
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Farmers 5
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Women's rights 5
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Equal rights amendments 4
Jewish women -- Iowa 4
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Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 8
Republican Party (Iowa) 7
Democratic Party (Iowa) 5
State University of Iowa 5
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 4
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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 3
American Association of University Women 2
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
Drake University 2
Grinnell College 2
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Junior Red Cross 1
American National Red Cross 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Berg, Orville 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Bucksbaum, Carolyn 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Call, Leona, 1857-1943 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carpenter, Dorothy, 1933- 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Central Washington State University 1
Chauncey Depew Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Collins, Wilma Belden, 1909- 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Crawford family 1
Crawford, Anita, 1909-1998 1
Crowl, Jennifer 1
Davis, Laura Hutchison, 1916-1993 1
Davis, Lloyd L. 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Metro Opera Guild 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Duncan, Bob 1
Egenes, Joan Vander Naald, 1936- 1
Eichacker, Lois H., 1932- 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
FG Syndrome Family Alliance 1
Flora Garden Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Gernes, Elizabeth Anna, 1907-1996 1
Goldman, June Parker, 1925- 1
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