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Polk County (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Claire Celsi about her legislative service, male attitudes towards women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Marti Anderson about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, October 8, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Ruth Ann Gaines about her legislative service, including the formation of a Black caucus, her experiences as a single mother serving in public office, and her career as a drama teacher at East High School in Des Moines.

Dates: October 8, 2019

Audio recording, August 21, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Julia Gentleman about her legislative service, including her role in revising the Iowa criminal code and proposing comparable worth legislation, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Audio recording, February 18, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Jennifer Konfrst about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics, including a brief discussion of the need for legislation allowing women to use campaign funds for child care.

Dates: February 18, 2020

Audio recording, January 15, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Heather Matson about her legislative service, interacting with constituents, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 15, 2020

Audio recording, August 21, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Metcalf about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Audio recording, January 15, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Jo Oldson about her legislative service, the role of gender in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 15, 2020

Audio recording, January 15, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Petersen about her legislative service, including balancing motherhood of young children with political office, and advice for other women considering a run.

Dates: January 15, 2020

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

Polk County Women Attorneys records

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Identifier: IWA0219
Abstract

Association to promote the professional growth of women in the law.

Dates: 1986-1995

Polk County Women's Political Caucus records

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Identifier: IWA0748
Abstract

County branch of a national organization to support candidates who promote women's rights and women's participation in the political process.

Dates: 1974-1987

Transcript, January 14, 2020

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Claire Celsi about her legislative service, male attitudes towards women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Transcript, January 14, 2020

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Marti Anderson about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Transcript, October 8, 2019

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Ruth Ann Gaines about her legislative service, including the formation of a Black caucus, her experiences as a single mother serving in public office, and her career as a drama teacher at East High School in Des Moines.

Dates: October 8, 2019

Transcript, August 21, 2019

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Julia Gentleman about her legislative service, including her role in revising the Iowa criminal code and proposing comparable worth legislation, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Transcript, February 18, 2020

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Jennifer Konfrst about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics, including a brief discussion of the need for legislation allowing women to use campaign funds for child care.

Dates: February 18, 2020

Transcript, August 21, 2019

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator and ambassador Mary Kramer about her legislative service, balancing political office with a career in business, the role of gender in politics, and the rise of identity politics.

Dates: August 21, 2019

Transcript, January 15, 2020

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Heather Matson about her legislative service, interacting with constituents, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 15, 2020

Transcript, August 21, 2019

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Metcalf about her legislative service and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: August 21, 2019