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Linn County (Iowa)

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

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection

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Identifier: IWA1347
Scope and Contents The Aime Wichtendahl oral history collection consists of the recording and transcript of one oral history interview conducted with Wichtendahl by Kate Orazem in 2023. The collection also contains a business card and a button representing Wichtendahl's campaign promotional materials.In her oral history interview, Wichtendahl discusses the development of her political beliefs, campaigns, and her experiences as a city councilor for Hiawatha, Iowa. Municipal topics covered in the interview include the passage of a higher minimum wage for Linn County in 2017, zoning and housing development, and strategies Wichtendahl used to lower property taxes while maintaining service levels in her community. Wichtendahl also narrates her personal biography, including reflections on growing up trans in an Iowa Christian family, memories of political awakening, her coming-out process, her divorce, and parenthood. She provides her analysis of anti-trans legislation in Iowa in the 2020s and...
Dates: 2023

Audio recording, December 5, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Swati Dandekar about her legislative service, facing racism as an Indian-American woman in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Molly Donahue about her legislative service, male attitudes towards women officeholders, and differences between the political parties in terms of gender roles.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, September 16, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Kay Chapman about her legislative service, gender roles in politics, and male attitudes toward women legislators.

Dates: September 16, 2019

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Liz Bennett about her legislative service, male attitudes toward women in politics, being one of Iowa's first openly LGBTQ+ politicians, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, January 15, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator (and later U.S. House member) Ashley Hinson about her legislative service, including her floor management of a 2017 medical malpractice reform bill, women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 15, 2020

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Kirsten Running-Marquardt about her legislative service, including her role in broadening school nurses' authorization to treat allergic reactions, male attitudes toward women in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, December 5, 2019

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Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Liz Mathis about her legislative service, including the 2017 sexual harassment scandal at the Statehouse, the role of gender in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Carrie Lindahl papers

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Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Edith Reed Atkinson papers

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Identifier: IWA0251
Abstract

Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.

Dates: 1935-1997

Frances Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract

Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-2010

Greene Family Papers

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Identifier: MsC0225
Abstract

Pioneer family from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Typed transcriptions of diaries, letters, and cards describing life in early Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties in Iowa.

Dates: 1790-1936; Majority of material found within 1860-1889

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

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Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marjorie Jean Bertalot Block papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0385
Abstract

My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1942-1998

Ortha Harstad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0833
Abstract

An Iowa native, avid traveler, and community activist.

Dates: 1968-2008

Transcript, September 16, 2019

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Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Kay Chapman about her legislative service, gender roles in politics, and male attitudes toward women legislators.

Dates: September 16, 2019

Transcript, December 5, 2019

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Swati Dandekar about her legislative service, facing racism as an Indian-American woman in politics, and advice for other women running for office.

Dates: December 5, 2019

Transcript, January 14, 2020

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Transcript of an interview with Iowa state legislator Molly Donahue about her legislative service, male attitudes towards women officeholders, and differences between the political parties in terms of gender roles.

Dates: January 14, 2020