Equal rights amendments
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
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.
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
The organization formed in 1992 to work for passage of the state ERA in Iowa.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.
State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.
"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).
Founding member of the Intervention in Violence Against Women Project, activist and teacher from Cedar Rapids.
Iowa City feminist and champion of LGBT rights.
American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.
1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11
2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41
2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65
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.
Includes ERA campaign material.
The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.
Feminist activist organization records.