Records of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus, 1972-1980 (bulk 1973-1975).

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Iowa Women's Political Caucus. Records of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus, 1972-1980 (bulk 1973-1975).

Records of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus, 1972-1980 (bulk 1973-1975).

The records are strong in the Caucus' documentation of the women's movement in Iowa; the issues confronted by middle-class women, their priorities, goals and rhetoric; and the successes as well as divisions and controversies with the movement. The bulk of the collection is comprised of bylaws, position papers, topical files, newspaper clippings, and newsletters.

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Anderson, Peggy Perry

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Margaret "Peg" Anderson succeeded Roxanne Barton Conlin as president of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus (IWPC) in 1975. In 1977 she served as an Iowa delegate to the National Women's Conference in Houston. She also headed the effort to pass an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa state constitution on the 1980 ballot. As one committed to women's rights, Anderson was involved in many advocacy groups in the 1970s. From the description of Papers of Margaret "Peg" Anderson, 1974-1978. (U...

Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005

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Minnette Doderer has served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1964 to 1968 and 1981 to the present, and in the Iowa Senate from 1968 to 1978. Issues she has championed during her career in the legislature include prison reform, benefits for the elderly, and juvenile justice. Doderer has also been active in promoting women's issues such as comparable worth and the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. From the description of Papers of Minnette Doderer, [1944?]-1992. (Uni...

Conlin, Roxanne Barton

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Roxanne Barton Conlin, feminist and civil justice activist, worked as a lawyer in private practice from 1966 to 1967 before serving as Deputy Industrial Commissioner in Des Moines from 1967 to 1968. Conlin was an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Iowa for seven years (1969-1977), heading the Civil Rights Section of the Iowa Department of Justice. She also did anti-trust work in this position and handled several cases involving willful misconduct by public officials. ...

National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.)

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The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...

Iowa Women's Political Caucus.

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Roxanne Barton Conlin, then assistant to the Iowa Attorney General, attended the first national convention of the National Women's Political Caucus in Houston and began efforts to organize an Iowa statewide chapter. The Iowa Women's Political Caucus (IWPC) was founded as a bipartisan organization with the goal of providing women with a political education and increasing women's political participation and representation. The IWPC also sought the passage of legislation wh...

Noun, Louise R.

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Louise Rosenfield Noun, social activist, art collector, philanthropist, author, and co-founder of the Iowa Women's Archives, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1908, the daughter of Meyer and Rose (Frankel) Rosenfield. Noun became widely recognized for her leadership and commitment to a number of organizations and causes, especially those benefitting women. She is the author of three books, two about the women's movement in Iowa and the other, her autobiography. From the description of...

Smith, Mary Louise

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Mary Louise Smith, first woman chair of the Republican National Committee from 1974 to 1977 and co-founder of the Iowa Women's Archives, has been a powerful force in the Republican Party, an active volunteer in numerous organizations, and a tireless advocate for women's rights and equality for all. From the description of Papers of Mary Louise Smith, 1933-1988 (bulk 1964-1985). (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233102196 ...

Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929-

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Jean Lloyd-Jones, Iowa legislator, feminist, and peace activist, has been active in many local and national civic and political organizations since 1965. She served as state representative from 1978 to 1989 and state senator from 1989 to 1994. From 1985 to 1991, she was also president of the Iowa Peace Institute in Grinnell, Iowa. From the description of Papers of Jean Lloyd-Jones, 1964-1992. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233102521 ...