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Legislators -- Iowa

Subject Source: Lc Locally Created
Scope Note: NOTE: Subdivided as per authority record: /> Previous term: Congress

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn Pendray papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1150

First woman elected to the Iowa General Assembly, representing Jackson County in both the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate.

Dates: 1932

Edgar H. Bittle Papers

Identifier: MsC1219

Materials relating to Edgar Bittle's legislative career from 1973-1976. These materials provide insight into republican activism during the 19060s and 1970s, specifically concerning Iowa's public employee collective bargaining law.

Dates: 1960-1979

Otha Wearin Papers

Identifier: MsC0807

The papers of a Congressman from Iowa in 1932, 1934, and 1936 who was also a writer and was inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame for his westerns.

Dates: 1931-1990

Our Rightful Place: Iowa Women in Politics oral history collection

Identifier: IWA1278

Oral histories with women who have served in statewide or federal elected office representing residents of the state of Iowa.

Dates: 2019-2023

Transcript, January 14, 2020

Scope and Contents

Transcript 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