Sex discrimination against women
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers
Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Barbara Coffin papers
City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Betty Mae Page papers
Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Brine, Pelton and Thompson V. The University of Iowa records
Materials relate to the suit filed by 3 dental hygiene faculty members charging that the scheduled closing of the University of Iowa Dental Hygiene Program was discriminatory.
Appeal Documents, 1995-1996 (Boxes 19-20)
Background Information, 1985-1995 (Boxes 20-24, 27)
Defendant Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 6-10)
Formal Documents, 1991-1995 (Boxes 1-3)
Letters of Support, 1991-1995 (Boxes 25-26)
Newspaper Clippings, 1991-1996 (Box 26)
Plaintiff Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 11-19, 27)
Trial Transcripts, 1995 (Boxes 3-6)
Unidentified Exhibits, 1995 (Boxes 10-11)
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records
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.
Iowa Women Judges Project papers
Oral history interviews with the 'pioneers' of Iowa's women jurists.
Iowa Women's Political Caucus records
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
Jean Jew Justice Committee records
The committee organized in 1990 to support Jean Jew in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the University of Iowa.
Jean Kern papers
Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.
Jo Rabenold papers
Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.
Lolly Eggers papers
Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.
Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers
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
National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records
Feminist activist organization records.
Norma Peg Burke papers
Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen
15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Patricia Geadelmann papers
Feminist and physical educator who was a strong proponent of the ERA and Title IX.
Phylliss Henry papers
First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.
Ruth Scharnau papers
Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Women Against Racism Committee (Iowa City, Iowa) records
Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.
Women's Equity Action League (Iowa Division) records
Organization that promoted economic equity for women by focusing on educational, legal, and tax issues affecting women.