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Political activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Candace Packard Lambie papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0267
Abstract

Officer in local and state chapters of the League of Women Voters and Daughters of the American Revolution.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1959-1991

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

Denise O'Brien papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract

Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.

Dates: 1938-2006

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948-2004

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Jill Jack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0519
Abstract

Iowa City political activist.

Dates: 1967-2006

Joyce Schulte papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0892
Abstract

Democratic candidate for Iowa's fifth congressional district in 2004 and 2006.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2004-2010

Katherine Stroud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0420
Abstract

Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.

Dates: 1940-2001

Kathleen Wood Laurila papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0458
Abstract

Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.

Dates: 1956-1999

Linda Yanney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0413
Abstract

Iowa City feminist and champion of LGBT rights.

Dates: 1948-2000

Lolly Eggers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0806
Abstract

Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.

Dates: 1963-1994

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

Marilyn O. Murphy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0547
Abstract

Social activist from Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1973-2010

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract

Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.



Arrangement

Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of "Friendly Fire" and a hardcover copy of "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" are shelved in the printed works collection.

Dates: 1966-2010