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Betty Jean Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0153
Abstract

Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.

Dates: 1935-1994

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

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

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

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Identifier: IWA0737
Abstract

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

Dates: 1929-1996

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0529
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1964-2003

Iowa ERA Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0011
Abstract

Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.

Dates: 1916-1981

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

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Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level 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. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box 18) Topical, 1938-1972 (boxes 32-42, 45-58, 60-61) Histories, 1917-1969 (boxes 42-44, 59) Voter service, 1947-1966 (box 44) 1975 Accession, 1938-1973 (boxes 62-92) Local leagues, 1968-1971 (boxes 62-67) Administrative, 1940-1973 (boxes 67-79) Topical, 1938-1971 (boxes 79-83, 84-91) Voter service, 1948-1969 (boxes 83-84) 1981 Accession Local leagues, 1928-1979 (boxes 93-100) 1984 Accession, 1955-1980 (boxes 100-107) Topical, 1955-1980 (boxes...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0243
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1995

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0636
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-2000

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Magdalen Meade papers

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Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Margaret Davis Collison papers

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Identifier: IWA0083
Abstract

Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign of 1982.

Dates: 1937-1990

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

Mary Louise Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Patricia Geadelmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0812
Abstract

Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.

Dates: 1965-2006

Roxanne Barton Conlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0005
Abstract

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

Dates: 1969-1999

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

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American Association of University Women 1
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1
Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Brown, Ralph 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Center for the American Woman and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Collison, Margaret Davis, 1921-2014 1
Dayhoff, Arlene 1
Democratic Party (Iowa). State Central Committee 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Durden, Betty 1
Florida Women's Consortium 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geadelmann, Patricia L. 1
Goetsch, Dorothy 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Grinnell College 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Hutchison, Sherry 1
International Conference of Girl Scouts/Guides (1965 : Acapulco, Mexico) 1
International Women's Year, 1975 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Health Systems Agency 1
Iowa Higher Education Task Force 1
Iowa Women's Foundation 1
Iowa. Attorney-General's Office 1
Iowa. Board of Regents 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
John Glenn Presidential Campaign 1
LePort, Donna 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines 1
League of Women Voters of Muscatine, Iowa 1
Lewis, Edwin C. 1
Malcolm Price Laboratory School 1
Mason, Kären 1
McKee, Alice 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Moingona Council of Central Iowa Girl Scouts 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Gender Balance Project 1
National Organization for Women 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 1
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noun, Louise R. 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1
President's Commission for the Observance of the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations 1
Radcliffe College 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Richards, Elizabeth Miller 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
Smith, Elmer M. 1
Spencer, Lonabelle Kaplan, 1925-2011 1
Stephens College 1
Swab, Joy 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 1
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