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Women in public life

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract

Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Dates: 1988-1993

Alpha Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0605
Abstract

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Barbara Flanagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0611
Abstract

Reporter, women's page editor, and columnist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune from the 1940s until 1988.

Dates: 1950-1991

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1968

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Carolyn "Kay" Bucksbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0591
Abstract

Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.

Dates: 1949-1998

Chauncey Depew Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0725
Abstract

Des Moines women's club formed in 1897 to promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.

Dates: 1913-2005

Democratic Activist Women's Network, District 1 records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0602
Abstract

Organization created to recruit, educate, and elect Democratic women to public office in Iowa.

Dates: 1981-2009

Dorothy Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0278
Abstract

Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.

Dates: 1979-1995

Dorothy Rubenstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0739
Abstract

Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.

Dates: 1928-2004

Edna Flesner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0612
Abstract

Biology teacher at Iowa City City High School from 1928 to 1967.

Dates: 1925-2004

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract

University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.

Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0270
Abstract

Educator and Red Cross worker.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1929-1996

Emma Harvat papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0163
Abstract

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1920-2001

Faith Knowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0206
Abstract

Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1936-1995