City council members
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Iowa City city councilor from 1990 to 1997. Chosen twice to serve as mayor.
Iowa City mayor in 1961; served on the city council from 1958 to 1963.
Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Janet Adams about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.